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Genus Clepsis

Small moth - Clepsis peritana Tortricid - Clepsis virescana Black-patched Clepsis Moth  - Clepsis melaleucana Tortricid IMG_0381 - Clepsis peritana Garden Tortrix - Hodges #3688 (Clepsis peritana) - Clepsis peritana Tortricidae: Clepsis clemensiana - Clepsis clemensiana penetralis or peritana?? - Clepsis Clepsis clemensiana
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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 Archipini
Genus Clepsis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Clepsis Guenée, 1845
Siclobola Diakonoff, 1947
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet Clepsis is Greek meaning "to conceal, deceive." (1)
Print References
Guenée, A. 1845. Annales de la Société entomologique de France, ser.2, t.3: 168
Obraztsov, N.S. 1962. New species and subspecies of North American Archipini, with notes on other species (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae). American Museum novitates, no. 2101: 1-26 (PDF)
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.