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80a0076 – 5655   Acrobasis tricolorella Grote, 1878
             Destructive Pruneworm

John Davis
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Acrobasis tricolorella Grote, 1878
Mineola scitulella Hulst, 1900
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Hulst, G.D., 1900. Some new genera and species of Phycitinae. The Canadian Entomologist, 32(6): 169 (scitulella).
  • Neunzig, H. H., 1986. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.2, p. 28; pl. 2.34-45, 3.1-6. order or free PDF
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 25.10f, 25.11m; p. 188. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Acrobasis tricolorella
John Davis
Acrobasis tricolorella
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Acrobasis tricolorella
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Acrobasis tricolorella
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Acrobasis tricolorella
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Acrobasis tricolorella
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