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Species Clepsis penetralis - Hodges#3688.1

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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 Archipini
Genus Clepsis
Species penetralis (Clepsis penetralis - Hodges#3688.1)
Hodges Number
3688.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Clepsis penetralis Razowski, 1979
Size
Forewing length 6-7.5 mm. (1)
Range
Known from Utah and Colorado with two records from Vermont. BugGuide and MPG records from Washington and across southern Canada. (1), (2)
Type locality: Logan, Utah.
Season
Late June to early September. (1)
Remarks
Kruse & Powell 2014 mention subtle differences is wing pattern which tend to separate C. penetralis from C. peritana, however, the distinction does not seem to apply with respect to the California population on C. peritana. Compare BOLD:ABZ6564 (California population of C. peritana), BOLD:ABY9168 (Eastern population of C. peritana), and BOLD:AAA5258 (C. penetralis).
See Also
Clepsis peritana - dissection or DNA required, see Remarks above
Clepsis virescana - male with costal fold, lacking C. peritana and C. penetralis
Print References
Kruse, J.J. & J.A. Powell 2014. Defining Clepsis penetralis Razowski (Tortricidae) using morphology and molecules: a widespread but overlooked North American species. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 68: 25-30. [Linked location is "Forbidden"]
Razwoski, J. 1979. Revision of the genus Clepsis Guenee (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae). Part II. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia 24: 113-152. (Link is broken.)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group