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spiraeifoliana complex

Hodges#3367 - Oak Leaffolder Moth - Ancylis burgessiana Ancylis laciniana Ancylis burgessiana Oak Leaffolder - Ancylis burgessiana Olethreutinae, Oak Leaffolder, dorsal - Ancylis burgessiana Ancylis reared on Black Cherry - Ancylis burgessiana Ancylis burgessiana Ancylis burgessiana? - Ancylis burgessiana
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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
Identification
Remarks
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."