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Genus Clepsis

Clepsis peritana 2157 Clepsis virescana 3689 - Clepsis virescana White Triangle Tortrix - Clepsis persicana Moth - Clepsis peritana Moth - Clepsis melaleucana Garden Tortrix - Clepsis peritana unknown moth - Clepsis Moth to blacklight - Clepsis
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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 Archipini
Genus Clepsis
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Clepsis Guenée, 1845
Siclobola Diakonoff, 1947
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet is Greek meaning "to conceal, deceive." (1)
Numbers
Approximately 150 described species that are distributed throughout the Holarctic, Oriental, and Neotropical regions. (2)
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) (3)
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.
2.Tortricids of Agricultural Importance
Todd M. Gilligan and Marc E. Epstein.
3.New species and subspecies of North American Archipini, with notes on other species (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae).
Nicholas S. Obraztsov. 1962. American Museum Novitates, no. 2101: 1-26.