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spiraeifoliana complex

Tortricid - Ancylis burgessiana Hodges#3366 - Ancylis laciniana Ancylis laciniana Ancylis laciniana oak leaffolder - Ancylis burgessiana Black-marked Ancylis - Ancylis burgessiana ancylis - Ancylis burgessiana Ancylis fuscociliana  - Ancylis fuscociliana - male
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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Enarmoniini
Genus Ancylis
No Taxon spiraeifoliana complex
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Four species (3365 - Anclyis spiraeifoliana, 3367 - A. burgessiana, 3366 - A. laciniana and 3369 - A. fuscociliana) cannot be distinguished by current understanding of genitalia, larval hosts or phenotypic variation (see comment by Bob Patterson). According to Jason Dombroskie, individuals often fit a phenotype that matches one of the existing names, but some are intermediate and are best identified as "Ancylis spiraefoliana complex."