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620364.003688Clepsis peritana – Garden Tortrix Moth – (Clemens, 1860)
David Reed Mark Dreiling - DNA
Field Marks:
See TortAI species page at
Genitalia: See TortAI species page at
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: Select/reselect View by Region on the related species page.)
  • Barcode of Life Data System (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
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 19.1m; p. 151. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Clepsis peritana
Arlene Ripley
Clepsis peritana
Ben Grubbs
Clepsis peritana
John Davis
Clepsis peritana
Jason Dombroskie
Clepsis peritana
Charles Melton
Clepsis peritana
Carol Wolf
Clepsis peritana
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Clepsis peritana
Jason Dombroskie
Clepsis peritana
11mm – Jim Vargo

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