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Tortricidae
620357.003682Clepsis persicana (Fitch, 1856) – White-triangle Tortrix

© John Davis
Description/
Field Marks:
See TortAI species page at idtools.org
Genitalia: See TortAI species page at idtools.org
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Croesia persicana Fitch, 1856
Ditula blandana Clemens, 1864
Tortrix conigerana Zeller, 1875
Clepsis forbesi Obraztsov, 1962
Lozotaenia fragariana Packard, 1869
Taxonomic Notes: Clepsis persicana (Fitch, 1856). The name 3682.1 Clepsis trileucana (Doubleday, 1847) was added to the list but it is a repressed name for this taxon and has been removed.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • 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 idtools.org.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 19.5f; p. 152. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Zeller. P.C., 1875. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren.. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 207-360.
Clepsis persicana
© Nolie Schneider
Clepsis persicana
© Nolie Schneider
Clepsis persicana
© Libby & Rick Avis
Clepsis persicana
© Meena Haribal
Clepsis persicana
© Jason Dombroskie
Clepsis persicana
© John Davis
Clepsis persicana
© John Davis
Clepsis persicana
© Bo Zaremba
Clepsis persicana
© Greg Raterman
Clepsis persicana
© E. LaGasa & WSDA
Clepsis persicana
ssp. forbesi – © E. LaGasa & WSDA
Clepsis persicana
ssp. forbesi – © E. LaGasa & WSDA
Clepsis persicana
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Clepsis persicana
17mm – © Jim Vargo
Clepsis persicana
16mm – © Jim Vargo
Clepsis persicana
20mm – © U. S. National Museum
Clepsis persicana
18mm – © U. S. National Museum
Clepsis persicana
17mm – © U. S. National Museum
Clepsis persicana
© Canadian National Collection LG

Clepsis persicana
© Canadian National Collection LG


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