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Acrobasis caryae (Hickory Shoot Borer Moth)

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Acrobasis caryae, the hickory shoot borer, is a species of snout moth in the genus Acrobasis. It was described by Grote in 1881, and is known from southeastern Ontario, Canada, and the eastern United States. The larvae feed on Carya species, including Carya cordiformis, Carya tomentosa, Carya pallida, Carya glabra, Carya ovata and Carya carolinae-septentrionalis. They feed within the shoots of their host plant.
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1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0