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51a1181.5 – 3332   Crocidosema aporema (Walsingham, 1914)
Distribution Data for Crocidosema aporema
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Distribution: Found in TX in the 1940s.
Larva and
Host Plants:
See LepIntercept
Field Marks:
See TortAI species page at
Genitalia: See TortAI species page at
Similar Species:
  • 3274 Crocidosema plebejana
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Eucosma aporema Walsingham, 1914
Epinotia opposita Heinrich, 1931
  • 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. & S. Passoa, 2014. LepIntercept - An identification resource for intercepted Lepidoptera larvae. USDA-APHIS-PPQ Identification Technology Program (ITP). Fort Collins, CO. - website.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Crocidosema aporema
– Christi Jaeger MEM
Crocidosema aporema
– Christi Jaeger MEM
Crocidosema aporema
Underside – Christi Jaeger MEM
Crocidosema aporema
15mm – U. S. National Museum
Crocidosema aporema
- 11mm – U. S. National Museum

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