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51a0360 – 3684   Clepsis clemensiana (Fernald, 1879)
             Clemens' Clepsis

David Reed
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 clemensiana Fernald, 1879
Tortrix nervosana Kearfott, 1907
  • 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
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 19.6m; p. 152. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Clepsis clemensiana
Bob Patterson
Clepsis clemensiana
Nolie Schneider
Clepsis clemensiana
Tom Bentley
Clepsis clemensiana
E. LaGasa & WSDA
Clepsis clemensiana
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Clepsis clemensiana
19mm – Jim Vargo
Clepsis clemensiana
18mm – U. S. National Museum

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