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80a0097 – 5686   Acrobasis caryivorella Ragonot, 1887
             Hickory Shoot Moth
Distribution Data for Acrobasis caryivorella
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Distribution: Type locality (caryivorella): Missouri.
Type locality (comacornella): Blanco Co., TX.
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Synonymy: Acrobasis caryivorella Ragonot, 1887
Acrocaula comacornella Hulst, 1900
Taxonomic Notes: Acrobasis caryivorella Ragonot, 1887 corrects spelling of caryaevorella. Spelling is corrected in the 1983 checklist. This species includes as a synonym 5687 Acrobasis comacornella, MONA Fascicle 15.2.
  • 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): 170 (comacornella).
  • Neunzig, H. H., 1986. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 15.2, p. 52; pl. 5.20-28. order or free PDF
  • Ragonot, E.L., 1887. Diagnoses of North American Phycitidae and Galleriidae. Published by the author, Paris, p. 4 - PDF.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Acrobasis caryivorella
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