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Species Clepsis anderslaneyii - Hodges#3687.1

Clepsis anderslaneyii - male Arizona Moth - Clepsis anderslaneyii Arizona Moth - Clepsis anderslaneyii
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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 anderslaneyii (Clepsis anderslaneyii - Hodges#3687.1)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Clepsis anderslaneyii Dombroskie & Brown, 2009
Explanation of Names
Named to honor the marriage of Sara Anderson and Malcolm Slaney in 2007.
Forewing length 8.0-9.5 mm.
Southern Arizona's Chiricahua, Huachuca, and Santa Rita mountains.
Type locality: Madera Canyon [1770 m], Santa Rita Mountains, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, 22 July 1960 (J.G. Franclemont).
Open oak to oak-pinyon-juniper woodlands at 1490-1770 meters.
See Also
Argyrotaenia dorsalana
Print References
Dombroskie, J.J. & J.W Brown. 2009. A New Species of Clepsis from the Sky Islands of Southeastern Arizona. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 111(4): 769-774. (abstract, PDF)
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