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Species Acleris macdunnoughi - Hodges#3506

Acleris bowmanana? or ptychogrammos? or? - Acleris macdunnoughi Acleris macdunnoughi Tortricid - Acleris macdunnoughi Tortricid - Acleris macdunnoughi Moth - Acleris macdunnoughi genitalia - Acleris macdunnoughi - female Acleris macdunnoughi Grey-banded Leafroller Moth? - Acleris macdunnoughi
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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 macdunnoughi (Acleris macdunnoughi - Hodges#3506)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acleris macdunnoughi Obraztsov, 1963 (1)
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of entomologist James Halliday McDunnough (1877-1962), who "first described and figured the genitalia of this species, and the present author takes pleasure in naming it for the late investigator of the Canadian Acleris species." (1)
There are 65 species of the genus Acleris in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Obraztsov (1963) listed the forewing length as 8-9 mm. (1)
The forewing can appear speckled.(4)

Holotype ♀ from Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States, 29-IX-1902, no collector listed.
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
The adults are most common from April to October. (2)
Larval hosts include: (5), (4)
Rubus (blackberry)
Spiraea latifolia
Print References
Obraztsov, 1963. Some North American moths of the genus Acleris (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Proceedings of the United States National Museum. 114: 214; plate 1, fig. 1. (1)
Works Cited
1.Some North American moths of the genus Acleris (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)
Nicholas S. Obratzsov. 1963. Proceedings of The United States National Museum, 114(3469): 213-270.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
4.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
5.Host records for Lepidoptera reared in Eastern North America
D. C. Ferguson. 1975. United States Department of Agriculture 1521: 1-45.
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems