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Species Acleris variegana - Hodges#3530

Tortricid Moth - Acleris variegana Multicolored moth - Acleris variegana - female Moth on siding - Acleris variegana Tortricid Moth - Acleris variegana Adult - Acleris variegana Adult - Acleris variegana unknown Tortricid - Acleris variegana Acleris variegana? - Acleris variegana
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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 variegana (Acleris variegana - Hodges#3530)
Hodges Number
Wingspan: 7-10 mm.
throughout Europe, northwestern Africa, central Asia, and China. First reported from North America in early 1900s; present on the East and West Coasts.
Several plant families, including Berberidaceae, Betulaceae, Ericaceae, Rosaceae, Solanaceae, Ulmaceae
Life Cycle
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Non-native, introduced long ago and it is well established.
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