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Tortricidae
620041.003540Acleris placidana – Black-headed Birch Leaffolder Moth – (Robinson, 1869)

Mark Dreiling
Distribution: BC to NS south to OK and FL.
Type Locality: USA, Pennsylvania.
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Taxonomic Notes: Acleris placidana (Robinson, 1869), formerly treated as a subspecies of [3540] Acleris logiana (Clerck, 1759), extralimital (Palearctic), but previously treated by some authors as a full species, is formally raised to full species in Gilligan et al. (2020), Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
References
Acleris placidana
Bob Patterson
Acleris placidana
Tom Murray
Acleris placidana
Jason Dombroskie
Acleris placidana
Nolie Schneider
Acleris placidana
Ken Childs
Acleris placidana
Gary Anweiler
Acleris placidana
18mm – Jim Vargo
Acleris placidana
18mm – Jim Vargo

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