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620050.003549Acleris maccana (Treitschke, 1835)

Dick Wilson
Distribution: Type Locality (maccana): Czech Republic, Bohemia-Saxon [Czech Republic].
Type Locality (fishiana): Orono, ME.
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Synonymy: Teras maccana Treitschke, 1835
Teras fishiana Fernald, 1882
Taxonomic Notes: Acleris maccana (Treitschke, 1835) includes as a synonym A. fishiana (Fernald, 1882) in McDunnough (1934:292). McDunnough (1940) subsequently returned fishiana to full species status. Obraztsov (1963) returned fishiana to synonymy of maccana. Based on differences in DNA barcode and reexamination of genitalia by Michael Sabourin, A. fishiana may prove to be a good species or subspecies with both taxa occuring in the North America.
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species page at E. H. Strickland Museum.
  • Fernald, C.H., 1882. Descriptions of new species of Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 10: 66. (fishiana)
  • McDunnough, J.H., 1934. The Canadian species of the Canadian genus Peronea. Canadian Journal of Research, 11: 290-332.
  • Obraztsov, N.S., 1963. Some North American moths of the genus Acleris (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Proceedings of the United States National Museum, 114(3469): 257.
  • Treitschke, F., 1835. Die Schmetterlinge von Europa, 10: 133.
Acleris maccana
Jason Dombroskie
Acleris maccana
21mm – Gary Anweiler
Acleris maccana
22mm – Gary Anweiler
Acleris maccana
E. LaGasa & WSDA
Acleris maccana
Jason Dombroskie
Acleris maccana
Jason Dombroskie
Acleris maccana
22mm – Jim Vargo
Acleris maccana
22mm – U. S. National Museum
Acleris maccana
- 23mm – U. S. National Museum

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