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621387.003497Ecdytolopha insiticiana Zeller, 1875 – Locust Twig Borer

Ken Childs
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: Ecdytolopha insiticiana Zeller, 1875
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of 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, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 185.305. (out of print)
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Ecdytolopha insiticiana
Bob Patterson
Ecdytolopha insiticiana
Hugh McGuinness
Ecdytolopha insiticiana
Nolie Schneider
Ecdytolopha insiticiana
20mm – Jim Vargo
Ecdytolopha insiticiana
Karl Hillig

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