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Species Clepsis moeschleriana - Hodges#3685

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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 moeschleriana (Clepsis moeschleriana - Hodges#3685)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Clepsis moeschleriana (Wocke, 1862)
Tortrix moeschleriana Wocke, 1862
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of entomologist Heinrich Benno Möschler (1831-1888).
Alaska to Newfoundland, south in the mountains to New Hampshire, Colorado, and Utah. Also found northern Palearctic mountains (Razowski 2002). (1)
The larva feeds on subalpine larkspur (Delphinium barbeyi) in Alaska (Razowski 2002).
Print References
Razowski, J. 2002. Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) of Europe, Volume 1, Tortricinae and Chlidanotinae. Frantisek Slamka. 1-247.
Wocke, M.F., 1862. Entomologische Zeitung 23: 45.
Works Cited
1.A Checklist of the Moths of Alaska.
Ferris, C.D., J.J. Kruse, J.D. Lafontaine, K.W. Philip, B.C. Schmidt & D.S. Sikes. 2012. Zootaxa 3571: 1–25.