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621185.003332Crocidosema 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
Taxonomic Notes: Crocidosema aporema (Walsingham, 1914), formerly 3332 Epinotia aporema, was renumbered as 3274.4 but is returned to 3332 following the 1983 Hodges Checklist.
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: some specimens may not be sequenced and DNA barcode does not ensure correct 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
  • 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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