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Species Acleris effractana - Hook-winged tortrix moth - Hodges#3559

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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 effractana (Hook-winged tortrix moth - Hodges#3559)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acleris effractana (Hübner, 1799)
Tortrix effractana Hübner, 1799
Replaces Acleris emargana (1)
Acleris emargana blackmorei (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #620059.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin effractus meaning "broken off," likely for the emarginated forewings.
Wingspan 22 mm. (2)
Occurs in the northwestern North America and Europe.
In the Nearctic recorded hosts include alder, birch, cottonwood, balsam poplar, quaking aspen and willow. (3)
Print References
Hübner, J., 1799. Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge 7: Pl.28, f.175.
Obraztsov, 1963. Some North American Moths of the Genus Acleris (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 114: 268. (subspecies A. emargana blackmorei)
Works Cited
1.Acleris effractana (Hübner, 1799) – a Holarctic tortricid
Ole Karsholt, Leif Aarvik, David Agassiz, Peter Huemer, Kevin Tuck. 2005. Nota Lepidopterologica, 28(2): 93–102.
3.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems