Anacampsis coverdalella

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Coverdale's anacampsis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gelechiidae
Genus: Anacampsis
Species: A. coverdalella
Binomial name
Anacampsis coverdalella
Kearfott, 1903

Anacampsis coverdalella, commonly called Coverdale's anacampsis, is a moth of the Gelechiidae family. It is found in the United States, where it has been recorded from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.[1][2]

The wingspan is 10-11.5 mm.[3] The base of the forewings, from the costa to the inner margin, is dark purplish-brown, while it is canary yellow from the base to the outer fourth. The outer fourth is the same as the base, with both division lines vertical from the costa to the inner margin, slightly serrate. The yellow colour along the costa is a shade paler than below the median line. The hindwings are fuscous.[4]

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