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Species Clepsis flavidana - Hodges#3687

Clepsis flavidana? - Clepsis flavidana moth - Clepsis flavidana Clepsis flavidana
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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 Archipini
Genus Clepsis
Species flavidana (Clepsis flavidana - Hodges#3687)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Clepsis flavidana (McDunnough, 1923)
Tortrix flavidana McDunnough, 1923 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #620363.00
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "yellow."
Few records. Recorded in Manitoba, Minnesota, Wisconsin and western Maryland. (2)
Wingspan about 26-28 mm. (2)
Holotype female: Aweme, Manitoba, Canada, July 6 (N. Criddle).
A pest of roses? (3)
Print References
McDunnough, J.H., 1923. New Canadian Lepidoptera. The Canadian Entomologist 55(7): 168. (1)
Works Cited
1.New Canadian Lepidoptera.
James H. McDunnough. 1923. The Canadian Entomologist 55(7): 163-168.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group