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Species Acleris maculidorsana - Stained-back Leafroller - Hodges#3543

Stained-back Leafroller Moth - Acleris maculidorsana Acleris maculidorsana Tortricid - Acleris maculidorsana Stained-back Leafroller, 3543 - Acleris maculidorsana Stained-back Leafroller - Acleris maculidorsana Acleris maculidorsana - female Acleris maculidorsana Pennsylvania Moth - Acleris maculidorsana
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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 maculidorsana (Stained-back Leafroller - Hodges#3543)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acleris maculidorsana (Clemens, 1864) (1)
Cnephasia ? maculidorsana Clemens, 1864 (2)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin macula dorsum meaning "dorsal spot or stain."
Wingspan 18 mm.
Recorded from the eastern half of the United States and southeastern Canada. (3)
Type locality: Maine (A.S. Packard Jr.). (4), (2)
Larvae recorded on leatherleaf (Chamaedaphne), shrubby St. Johnswort (Hypericum prolificum), laurel (Kalmia), paradise apple (Malus pumila) and Blue Ridge blueberry (Vaccinium pallidum). (5)
Print References
Clemens, B., 1864. North American micro-lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 3(3): 516. (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.North American micro-lepidoptera.
Brackenridge Clemens. 1864. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 3(3): 505-520.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Gilligan, T. M., J. Baixeras, J. W. Brown & K. R. Tuck. 2014. T@RTS: Online, World Catalogue of the Tortricidae.
5.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database