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Species Acleris semiannula - Hodges#3521

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tortricoidea (Tortricid Moths)
Family Tortricidae (Tortricid Moths)
Subfamily Tortricinae
Tribe Tortricini
Genus Acleris
Species semiannula (Acleris semiannula - Hodges#3521)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acleris semiannula (Robinson, 1869) (1)
Teras semiannula Robinson, 1869 (2)
Peronea semiannula
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin semi- annulus meaning "semicircle," for the "large irregular semicircle of dark brown scales encloses a costal space of the general hue" on the forewing. (2)
Wingspan 16 mm. (2)
Holotype female: Pennsylvania.
Larval hosts are alder, birch and maple. (3)
see: Sabourin, M., R.J. Priest & W.E. Miller, 1997. Nearctic Acleris: resurrection of A. stadiana and a revised identity for A. semiannula (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Great Lakes Entomologist, 30: 71-78.
Print References
Robinson, C.T., 1869. Notes on American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 282. (2)
Works Cited
1.Some North American moths of the genus Acleris (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
Nicholas S. Obratzsov. 1963. Proceedings of The United States National Museum, 114(3469): 213-270.
2.Notes on American Tortricidae.
Coleman T. Robinson. 1869. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 261-288.
3.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database