Acrobasis evanescentella

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Acrobasis evanescentella
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pyralidae
Genus: Acrobasis
Species: A. evanescentella
Binomial name
Acrobasis evanescentella
Dyar, 1908[1]

Acrobasis evanescentella is a species of snout moth in the genus Acrobasis. It was described by Harrison Gray Dyar Jr., in 1908, and is known from southern Georgia and Florida.

There is probably only one generation per year with adults on wing in late May.

The larvae feed on Carya species, including Carya illinoensis. They tunnel into the shoots of their host plant. Pupation occurs in the soil.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Acrobasis". Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms. Retrieved 2011-12-16. 
  2. ^ Taxonomy of Acrobasis larvae and pupae in Eastern North America. Books.google.nl. Retrieved 2011-12-16.