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Tortricidae
620049.003548Acleris variana (Fernald, 1886) – Eastern Black-headed Budworm

© Tom Murray
Distribution: Alberta east to Nova Scotia and North Carolina.
Description/
Field Marks:
See TortAI species page at idtools.org
Genitalia: See TortAI species page at idtools.org
Similar Species:
  • Acleris gloveranus, a western species, is separated by distribution and minor differences in genitalia. See TortAI.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Teras variana Fernald, 1886
Peronea angusana Fernald, 1892
References
  • 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 idtools.org.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Acleris variana
© Dave Beadle
Acleris variana
© Dave Beadle
Acleris variana
© David Kaposi
Acleris variana
© David Kaposi
Acleris variana
© Carl Barrentine
Acleris variana
© Tom Murray
Acleris variana
© Steve Nanz
Acleris variana
© Steve Nanz
Acleris variana
© Steve Nanz
Acleris variana
© Gregory Raterman
Acleris variana
© Jason Dombroskie
Acleris variana
© Jason Dombroskie
Acleris variana
© Jason Dombroskie
Acleris variana
© Jason Dombroskie
Acleris variana
© Jason Dombroskie
Acleris variana
© Jason Dombroskie
Acleris variana
15mm - LG – © Jim Vargo
Acleris variana
15mm – © Jim Vargo
Acleris variana
15mm – © Mississippi Entomological Museum
Acleris variana
16mm – © U. S. National Museum
Acleris variana
15mm – © U. S. National Museum
Acleris variana
15mm – © U. S. National Museum
Acleris variana
15mm – © U. S. National Museum
Acleris variana
© Canadian National Collection LG

Acleris variana
© Canadian National Collection LG

Acleris variana
© Canadian National Collection LG

Acleris variana
© Isabelle Joli-Grenier (Quebec.ca) LG
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