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Species Acleris foliana - Hodges#3560

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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 foliana (Acleris foliana - Hodges#3560)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Acleris foliana (Walsingham, 1879)
Teras foliana Walsingham, 1879 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #620060
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "leaf."
Wingspan 19-21 mm. (1)
Forewing length 6.5-10 mm. (2)
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)
Montana, Utah, western Colorado, to northern Arizona and California. (2)
Type locality: Lake County, California, June 23rd, 1871. (1)
Larval host is mountain mohogany (Cercocarpus). (2)
Print References
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 17, figs. 38, 39, 40; p. 146. (2)
Walsingham, Lord. 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum 4: 3; Pl.61, f.5,6. (1)
Works Cited
1.North-American Torticidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
4.North American Moth Photographers Group