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.
Occurs in the northwestern North America and Europe.
In the Nearctic recorded hosts include alder, birch, cottonwood, balsam poplar, quaking aspen and willow. (3)
Hübner, J., 1799. Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge
Obraztsov, 1963. Some North American Moths of the Genus Acleris (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Proceedings of the United States National Museum.
. (subspecies A. emargana blackmorei