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Genus Acleris

Tortricid sp? - Acleris Yellow Tort moth - Acleris semipurpurana 1365 Acleris hastiana 3531 - Acleris hastiana Tortricid Moth. Is this possibly one of the Acleris species? Thank You. - Acleris robinsoniana Multicolored moth - Acleris variegana - female Acleris? - Acleris Seattle Moth - Acleris gloveranus Which Tortricid? - Acleris
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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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acleris Hübner, [1825]
Peronea Curtis, 1824
Croesia (in part)
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet possibly from Greek α- κλῆρος meaning "laity, layman (non clergy)."
There are sixty-five named species of Acleris in America north of Mexico.
Caterpillars are leaf tiers or leaf rollers.
Print References
Hübner, J., 1825. Verzeichniss bekannter Schmettlinge, p.384.
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - pinned adults