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Species Acleris inana - Inane Acleris - Hodges#3551

Tattered tortricid - Acleris inana Robinson's Acleris - Acleris inana Robinson's Acleris - Acleris inana Acleris inana - female Acleris inana Inane Acleris - Acleris inana - female Inane Acleris - Acleris inana - female Acleris sp. moth - Acleris inana
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Classification
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 inana (Inane Acleris - Hodges#3551)
Hodges Number
3551
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acleris inana (Robinson, 1869)
Teras inana Robinson, 1869 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin inanis meaning "empty, hollow, inane."
Numbers
There are more than 65 species of the genus Acleris in America north of Mexico. (2)
Range
British Columbia to Nova Scotia; northern United States, south to at least Kentucky in the eastern United States.
Type locality: Massachusetts. (3)
Season
February, August through September. (2)
Food
Ferguson (1975) reported Alnus sp. (4)
Print References
Clarke, J.F. Gates, 1987. The correct identification of Acleris inana (Robinbson) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 89: 175.
Robinson, C.T., 1869. Notes on American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 281. (1)