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51a0065 – 3566   Cnephasia longana (Haworth, 1811)
             Omnivorous Leaftier, The Long-winged
Distribution Data for Cnephasia longana
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Distribution: Introduced from Europe.
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: Tortrix longana Haworth, 1811
Sphaleroptera capillana Guenée, 1845
Tortrix egenana Haworth, 1811
Tortrix expallidana Haworth, 1811
Sciaphila gratana de la Harpe, 1860
Tortrix ictericana Haworth, 1811
Tortrix insoletana Herrich-Schäffer, 1851
Sciaphila loeviana Zeller, 1847
Tortrix luridalbana Herrich-Schäffer, 1851
Tortrix lutosana Hübner, [1811-1813]
Cnephasia ongana Meyrick, in: Wagner, 1912
Sciaphila stratana Zeller, 1847
  • 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, T.M., J.W. Brown, J, Baixeras, 2020. Immigrant Tortricidae: Holarctic versus Introduced Species in North America. Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • Haworth, A.H., 1803-1828. Lepidoptera Britannica, 3: 463.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 17.51m, 17.52f; p. 146. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Cnephasia longana
© Nigel Whinney
Cnephasia longana
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Cnephasia longana
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Cnephasia longana
18mm – © U. S. National Museum
Cnephasia longana
18mm – © U. S. National Museum
Cnephasia longana
21mm – © U. S. National Museum

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