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Species Epinotia nisella - Hodges#3306

A tortricid sp. - Epinotia nisella An Epinotia sp. - Epinotia nisella Tortricidae: Epinotia nisella - Epinotia nisella Poplar Branchlet Borer - Epinotia nisella Moth - Epinotia nisella Eucosmini ? - Epinotia nisella  Epinotia nisella – Poplar Branchlet Borer Moth  - Epinotia nisella Epinosia nisella - Epinotia nisella
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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 Olethreutinae
Tribe Eucosmini
Genus Epinotia
Species nisella (Epinotia nisella - Hodges#3306)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Epinotia nisella (Clerck, 1759)
Phalaena nisella Clerck, 1759
Phalaena nisella Clerck, 1759
Tortrix anana Schrank, 1802
Pyralis boeberana of authors not Fabricius, 1787
Tortrix cuspidana Haworth, 1811
Tortrix decorana Hübner, [1818-1819]
Tortrix lepidana Frölich, 1828
Grapholitha nisana Guenée, 1845
Phalaena pavonana Donovan, [1793]
Tortrix? rhombifasciana Haworth, 1811
Tortrix rubiana of authors not Haworth, 1811
Tortrix siliceana Hübner, [1811-1813]
Tortrix? stictana Haworth, 1811
Host plant: Primarily Salix but also Populus.
See Also
Epinotia cinereana tends to have pale areas lighter and less red tones. There is some overlap in appearance and dissection/DNA may be required.
Print References
Clerck, 1759. Icones Insectorum Rariorum, 1: pl. 12, fig. 6.
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 155.250. (out of print)
Mutanen, M., Aarvik, L., Landry, J.-F., Segerer, A., and Karsholt, O. 2012. Epinotia cinereana (Haworth, 1811) bona sp., a Holarctic tortricid distinct from E. nisella (Clerck, 1759) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini) as evidenced by DNA barcodes, morphology and life history. Zootaxa. 3318: 1–25 (abstract)