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51a1319 – 3439   Grapholita interstinctana (Clemens, 1860)
             Clover Head Caterpillar

Tam Stuart
Field Marks:
See TortAI species page at
Genitalia: See TortAI species page at
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Stigmonota interstinctana Clemens, 1860
Grapholitha distema Grote, 1873
Dichrorampha scitana Walker, 1863
  • 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, T. M. & M. E. Epstein, 2014. Tortricids of Agricultural Importance to the United States (TortAI). Identification Technology Program (ITP), USDA/APHIS/PPQ/CPHST, Fort Collins, CO, species page at
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 177.290. (out of print)
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Grapholita interstinctana
Rob Curtis
Grapholita interstinctana
Tom Murray
Grapholita interstinctana
Tam Stuart
Grapholita interstinctana
8mm – Jim Vargo

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