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Species Acleris flavivittana - Masked Leafroller - Hodges#3542

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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 flavivittana (Masked Leafroller - Hodges#3542)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Multiform Leafroller Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acleris flavivittana (Clemens, 1864)
Peronea flavivittana Clemens, 1864 (1)
Teras perspicuana Robinson, 1869 (2)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin flavi vitta meaning "yellow longitudinal stripe," for the "yellow streak" along the dorsal margin. (1)
Forewing length 7.5-10.0 mm. (3)
Wingspan 18 mm.
Fully grown caterpillar 12-17 mm. (3)
Northeastern United States and southern Canada. It has also been recorded from North Carolina. (3)
Type locality: Virginia. (4)
Rosaceae, reported on apple and pin cherry. (3), (5)
Print References
Clemens, B., 1864. North American micro-lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 3(3): 516. (1)
Works Cited
1.North American micro-lepidoptera.
Brackenridge Clemens. 1864. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 3(3): 505-520.
2.Notes on American Tortricidae.
Coleman T. Robinson. 1869. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 261-288.
3.Tortricids of Agricultural Importance
Todd M. Gilligan and Marc E. Epstein.
4.Gilligan, T. M., J. Baixeras, J. W. Brown & K. R. Tuck. 2014. T@RTS: Online, World Catalogue of the Tortricidae.
5.Host records for Lepidoptera reared in Eastern North America
D. C. Ferguson. 1975. United States Department of Agriculture 1521: 1-45.