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Species Acleris fuscana - Small Aspen Leaftier - Hodges#3520

Small Aspen Leaftier Moth - Hodges#3520 - Acleris fuscana Small Aspen Leaftier, 3520 - Acleris fuscana 3520 Small Aspen Leaftier - Acleris fuscana A. fuscana - Acleris fuscana moth - Acleris fuscana - female moth - Acleris fuscana - male Acleris fuscana Small Aspen Leaftier - Acleris fuscana
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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 fuscana (Small Aspen Leaftier - Hodges#3520 )
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acleris obtusana (Eversmann, 1844)
Acleris obtusana obtusana (Eversmann, 1844) - extralimital
Acleris obtusana fuscana (Barnes & Busck, 1920)
Peronea fuscana Barnes & Busck, 1920 (1), (2)
Acleris obligatoria of authors not Park & Razowski, 1991
Explanation of Names
Acleris obtusana (Eversmann, 1844) includes as a subspecies Acleris fuscana (Barnes & Busck, 1920) in Kyrki (1982). This treatment was apparently overlooked in the Hodges 1983 Checklist but followed by Razowski (2002). A. obtusana includes as a synonym Acleris obligatoria of authors not Park & Razowski, 1991, a name misapplied to A. fuscana in Pohl et al., 2004.
There are more than 65 species of Acleris in America north of Mexico. (3)
Wingspan 16 mm. (1)
Original description is online as Peronea fuscana Barnes & Busck. (1)
Scattered records across southern Canada and in the northeastern United States.
Possibly found in any area where aspen trees exist?
Type locality: Canada: Manitoba, Aweme (Criddle). (2)
Moth Photographers Group - large range map with collection dates.
Appears to have two flights from March to October. (3)
The larval host is Populus tremuloides (aspen). (4)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (3)
Print References
Barnes & Busck, 1920. Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America 4: 216. (1)
Razowski, J., 2002. Tortricinae and Chlidanotinae. Tortricidae of Europe, 1: 1-247. (out of print)
Works Cited
1.Contributions to the Natural History of the Lepidoptera of North America
Barnes, W., & Busck, A. . 1920. The Review Press, Decatur, Ill. 4(3): 211-248.
2.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.