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51a0529 – 2765   Apotomis deceptana (Kearfott, 1905)
             Deceptive Apotomis

Michael H. King
Distribution: Cananada: QC west to BC; USA: ME, WI, MN - Adamski & Peters (1986).
Type locality: Aweme, MB.
Genitalia: See Heinrich (1926), Adamski & Peters (1986).
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Synonymy: Olethreutes deceptana Kearfott, 1905
Aphania salicaceana Freeman, 1957
  • Adamski, D. & T.M. Peters, 1986. Review of Nearctic Apotomis Hubner (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Olerthreutini). The Canadian Entomologist, 118(7): 649-689.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 54.27. (out of print)
  • Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 132: 120; figs. 268, 373.
  • Kearfott, W.D., 1905. Assiniboia Micro-Lepidoptera collected by Mr. T. N. Willing. The Canadian Entomologist, 37: 41.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Apotomis deceptana
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