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6200413540Acleris placidana (Robinson, 1869) – Black-headed Birch Leaffolder
  • Acleris placidana (Robinson, 1869), formerly treated as a subspecies of [3540] Acleris logiana (Clerck, 1759), extralimital (Palearctic), but previously treated by some authors as a full species, is formally raised to full species in Gilligan et al. (2020), Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAB0754
  • Gilligan, T.M., J.W. Brown, J, Baixeras, 2020. Immigrant Tortricidae: Holarctic versus Introduced Species in North America. Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • Robinson, C.T., 1869. Notes on American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 2: 282.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths

Acleris placidana
Anthony W. Thomas -
Acleris placidana
Lepidoptera Dissection Group UK
Acleris placidana
JoAnne Russo -
Det: Confirmed by Michael Sabourin
Acleris placidana
JoAnne Russo -
Det: Confirmed by Michael Sabourin

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