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Species Acleris maccana - Hodges#3549

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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 Tortricini
Genus Acleris
Species maccana (Acleris maccana - Hodges#3549)
Hodges Number
3549
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acleris maccana (Treitschke, 1835) (1)
Teras maccana Treitschke, 1835
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin maccus meaning "buffoon." (2), (3)
Size
Wingspan: 19-25 mm. (4)
Identification
Adult: Gray-brown or red-brown moth with "squared" wings and the abrupt "shoulder" characteristic of Tortricids. The FW markings are highly variable. Some specimens are poorly marked with markings confined to a narrow oblique rusty red line crossing the FW midway, and a less prominent erratic line crossing from the midpoint of the costa to the anal angle. Other specimens are gray with the outer half of the wing dark red-brown, frequently with a dark oblique band near the FW base. HW mottled light brownish gray. (5)
Range
In North America, it occurs across much of the boreal forest region, south in the mountains in the east. (4)
Food
Larvae feed on deciduous trees and shrubs, including Myrica, Vaccinium, Rhododendron, Malus, Betula, Salix and Populus species. They live between leaves spun together with silk. (4)
Print References
Treitschke, G.F., 1835. Die schmetterlinge von Europa 10(3): 133.