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Species Acleris viburnana - Viburnum Acleris - Hodges#3527

Moth 1 - Acleris viburnana Acleris schalleriana? - Acleris viburnana Schaller's Acleris - Acleris viburnana Tortricid - Acleris viburnana Moth emerging from messy 'tent' of Viburnum rufidulum - Acleris? - Acleris viburnana Leafroller - Acleris viburnana Acleris viburnana Tortricinae, dorsal - Acleris viburnana - female
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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 viburnana (Viburnum Acleris - Hodges#3527)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Viburnum Button
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acleris viburnana (Clemens, 1860)
Peronea virburnana Clemens, 1860(1)
Previously considered synonym of the Palearctic Acleris schalleriana (Linnaeus, 1761)(2)
Wingspan 15-20 mm.
Moderately rough-scaled anterior margin of the forewing and enlarged costal blotch, which extends to near the apex.
Feeds on Viburnum
Life Cycle
1. Caterpillar. 2. Pupa. 3. Adult
It twists a leaf to form a pocket and feeds inside.
Works Cited
1.Contributions to American lepidopterology - No. 6.
Brackenridge Clemens. 1860. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 345-362.
2.Immigrant Tortricidae: Holarctic versus Introduced Species in North America
Gilligan, T.M., J.W. Brown, J, Baixeras. 2020. Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group