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Species Acleris comandrana - Hodges#3516

Tortricid moth - Acleris comandrana moth - Acleris comandrana Acleris comandrana Acleris comandrana Acleris comandrana - female Acleris comandrana Acleris comandrana - male Acleris comandrana
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Classification
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 comandrana (Acleris comandrana - Hodges#3516)
Hodges Number
3516
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acleris comandrana (Fernald, 1892)
Teras comandrana Fernald, 1892 (1)
Peronea comandrana
Phylogenetic sequence #620015
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from the host plant genus. (1)
Size
Wingspan 13 mm. (1)
Range
Most records from the northeast United States. (2)
Type locality: Amherst, Hampshire Co., Massachusetts. (3), (1)
Food
Larval host is bastard toadflax (Comandra umbellata). (4), (1) Obratzsov also lists bog rosemary (Andromeda). (5)
Print References
Fernald, C.H., 1892. New North American microlepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 24(5): 121. (1)