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Species Anacampsis innocuella - Dark-headed Aspen leafroller moth - Hodges#2237

Aspen leaves? - Anacampsis innocuella Moth,spent pupa(e) - Anacampsis innocuella Anacampsis innocuella Moth from bigtooth aspen cigar - Anacampsis innocuella Pennsylvania Moth - Anacampsis innocuella Dark-headed Aspen Leafroller? - Anacampsis innocuella Anacampsis innocuella - female Dark-headed Aspen leafroller moth - Anacampsis innocuella
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Gelechioidea (Twirler Moths and kin)
Family Gelechiidae (Twirler Moths)
Subfamily Anacampsinae
Tribe Anacampsini
Genus Anacampsis
Species innocuella (Dark-headed Aspen leafroller moth - Hodges#2237)
Hodges Number
2237
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anacampsis innocuella (Zeller, 1873) (1), (2)
Gelechia (Tachyptilia) innocuella Zeller, 1873 (3)
Phylogenetic sequence #420479.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "harmless."
Numbers
There are more than 22 species of the genus Anacampsis in America north of Mexico. (4), (5)
Size
Baker (1972) listed a wingspan of 18-22 mm. (6)
Identification
Larva - see Dyar (1903) and Forbes (1923) descriptions. (7), (1)
Range
Anacampsis innocuella is found throughout most of eastern North America.
Smith et al. (2010) listed eastern Quebec to Nova Scotia. (8) Busck (1903) adds Wyoming and Colorado. (2)
Zeller specimen: female, Texas (Boll). (3)
Season
The flight period appears to be May to October. (5)
Food
Larval hosts include quaking aspen, bigtooth aspen, white poplar, black polar, balsam poplar, Carolina poplar, willow and shoeblackplant (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis) in Puerto Rico. (5)
Life Cycle
1.leaf shelter 2.leaf shelter with pupa 3.adult
Print References
Barron, J.R., 1970. A new species of Copidosoma (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) parasitizing larvae of Anacampsis innocuella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). The Canadian Entomologist, 102(10): pp 1337-1339. abstract and access
Miller, W.E. 1955. Biology of Anacampsis innocuella (Zeller), a leaf roller on aspen. Journal of Economic Entomology. 48(5): 622-623.
Zeller, P.C., 1873. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 23: 249. (3)
Works Cited
1.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
2.A revision of the American moths of the family Gelechiidae, with descriptions of new species
August Busck. 1903. Proceedings of the United States National Museum 25: 767-938.
3.Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren, vol. 2.
Philipp Christoph Zeller. 1873. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 23: 201-334.
4.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.Eastern Forest Insects
Whiteford L. Baker. 1972. U.S. Department of Agriculture · Forest Service.
7.Descriptions of the larvae of some moths from Colorado
Harrison G. Dyar. 1903. Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 25: 369-412.
8.Assessment of species diversity in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone
McAlpine D.F., Smith I.M. (eds.). 2010. Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press). 785 pp.
9.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
10.Butterflies of North America