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Species Acleris simpliciana - Hodges#3524

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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 Tortricinae
Tribe Tortricini
Genus Acleris
Species simpliciana (Acleris simpliciana - Hodges#3524)
Hodges Number
3524
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acleris simpliciana (Walsingham, 1879)
Teras simpliciana Walsingham, 1879 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "simple."
Identification
Adult - forewing pale yellow with gray patch along costa broken into two unequal blotches; dark spot in AM area near inner margin; hindwing whitish with some yellowish shading near apex.
Range
Type locality: Camp Watson, John Day's River, Oregon, March 1872.
See Also
Acleris implexana forewing gray patch not broken into two blotches, and contains several darker gray spots; implexana may have a later flight period (late August to October) but more data is needed.
Print References
Walsingham, Lord. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum 4: 2; Pl.61, f.4. (1)
Works Cited
1.North-American Torticidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4.