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51a0019.1 – 3520   Acleris obtusana (Eversmann, 1844)
             Small Aspen Leaftier
Distribution Data for Acleris obtusana
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Synonymy: Peronea fuscana Barnes & Busck, 1920
Acleris obligatoria of authors not Park & Razowski, 1991
Taxonomic Notes: Acleris obtusana (Eversmann, 1844) includes as a subspecies [3520] Acleris fuscana (Barnes & Busck, 1920) in Kyrki (1982). This treatment was apparently overlooked in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist) but followed by Razowski (2002). A. obtusana includes as a synonym Acleris obligatoria of authors; not Park & Razowski, 1991, a name misapplied to A. fuscana in Pohl et al., 2004.
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  • Kyrki, J., 1982. Acleris obtusana, a good species (Lepidoptera, Tortricidae). Notulae Entomologicae, 62: 37-42.
  • Razowski, J., 2002. Tortricinae and Chlidanotinae. Tortricidae of Europe, 1: 1-247. (out of print)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Species Page at (Holotype of A. fuscana)
Acleris obtusana
Anthony W. Thomas
Acleris obtusana
Nolie Schneider
Acleris obtusana
Jason Dombroskie
Acleris obtusana
15mm – Jim Vargo
Acleris obtusana
- 16mm – U. S. National Museum

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