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51a1219 – 3307   Epinotia cinereana (Haworth, 1811)
             The Mottled Grey

© William Geoghegan
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Synonymy: Tortrix cinereana Haworth, 1811
Proteopteryx criddleana Kearfott, 1907
Tortrix petrana Hübner, [1811-1813]
Taxonomic Notes: Epinotia cinereana (Haworth, 1811) includes as a synonym 3307 Epinotia criddleana (Kearfott, 1907), Mutanen et al, (2012), Zootaxa. 3318: 1-25.
  • 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. 156.251. (out of print)
  • Haworth, A.H., 1803-1828. Lepidoptera Britannica, 3: 451.
  • Mutanen, M., L., Aarvik, J.-F. Landry, A. Segerer, and O. Karsholt, 2012. Epinotia cinereana (Haworth, 1811) bona sp., a Holarctic tortricid distinct from E. nisella (Clerck, 1759) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Eucosmini) as evidenced by DNA barcodes, morphology and life history. Zootaxa, 3318: 1-25.
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Epinotia cinereana
© Jason Dombroskie
Epinotia cinereana
© William Geoghegan
Epinotia cinereana
© Bill Johnson
Epinotia cinereana
18mm – © Mississippi Entomological Museum
Epinotia cinereana
17mm – © U. S. National Museum
Epinotia cinereana
16mm – © U. S. National Museum

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