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51a0359 – 3683   Clepsis consimilana (Hübner, 1822)
© John Davis - female © John Davis - male
Distribution: Northeast and Pacific Northwest; Introduced from Eurasia.
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Synonymy: Tortrix consimilana Hübner, 1822
Tortrix eatoniana Ragonot, 1881
Tortrix fallaciana Fuchs, 1903
Tortrix obliterana Herrich-Schäffer, 1851
Pandemis peregrinana Stephens, 1852
Siclobola placida Diakonoff, 1948
Tortrix productana Zeller, 1847
Cacoecia semiana Chrétien, 1915
Tortrix unifasciana Duponchel, 1842
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Dang, P.T., R.W. Duncan & S. Fitzpatrick, 1996. Occurrence of two Palaearctic species of Clepsis Guenée, C. spectrana (Treitschke) and C. consimilana (Hubner) (Tortricidae), in British Columbia, Canada. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 50(4): 324; figs. 2a-d (♂ gen.), 3b (♀ gen.).
  • Hübner, J., [1796-1799]. Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge, 7: pl. 38, fig. 239
  • Klots, A.B., 1941. Two European Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) not hitherto recorded from North America. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society, 36: 126-127. (as unifasciana Duponchel, syn.)
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Clepsis consimilana
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Clepsis consimilana
© Jason Dombroskie
Clepsis consimilana
14mm – © Jim Vargo
Clepsis consimilana
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