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51a0010 – 3510   Acleris nivisellana (Walsingham, 1879)
             Snowy-shouldered Acleris

Tom Murray
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: Tortrix nivisellana Walsingham, 1879
  • 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
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Acleris nivisellana
Bob Patterson
Acleris nivisellana
Joanne Shuman
Acleris nivisellana
Nolie Schneider
Acleris nivisellana
Chris Adam
Acleris nivisellana
E. LaGasa & WSDA
Acleris nivisellana
15mm – Jim Vargo
Acleris nivisellana
17mm – U. S. National Museum

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