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51a0001 – 3501   Acleris forsskaleana (Linnaeus, 1758)
             Maple Leaftier

Libby & Rick Avis
Distribution: Introduced from Europe.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tortrix forsskaleana Linnaeus, 1758
Tortrix agraphana Klemensiewicz, 1904
Acleris forskaleana Powell, 1983
  • 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., J.W. Brown, J, Baixeras, 2020. Immigrant Tortricidae: Holarctic versus Introduced Species in North America. Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Acleris forsskaleana
Hugh McGuinness
Acleris forsskaleana
Robin McLeod
Acleris forsskaleana
David Painter
Acleris forsskaleana
E. LaGasa & WSDA
Acleris forsskaleana
12mm – Jim Vargo
Acleris forsskaleana
14mm – U. S. National Museum

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