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51a0073 – 3574   Decodes fragariana (Busck, 1919)

John Davis
Distribution: Lectotype (fragariana): Victoria, BC.
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: Tortricodes fragariana Busck, 1919
Peronea elapsa Meyrick, 1922
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Busck, A., 1919. Two Microlepidoptera injurious to strawberry. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 21: 52.
  • 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
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 18.7f; p. 146. Book Review and ordering
  • Powell, J.A., 1980. A synopsis of Decodes (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), with descriptions of new species and a related new genus in Mexico. Pacific Insects, 22(1-2): 83; figs. 5, 34, 54, 79-81 - PDF.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Decodes fragariana
Gary McDonald - DNA
Decodes fragariana
John Davis
Decodes fragariana
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Decodes fragariana
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