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51a0372 – 3693   Xenotemna pallorana (Robinson, 1869)

Ken Childs
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 pallorana Robinson, 1869
Tortrix lata Robinson, 1869
  • 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
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 19.17f; p. 152. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Xenotemna pallorana
Carl Barrentine
Xenotemna pallorana
Ken Childs
Xenotemna pallorana
Carol Wolf
Xenotemna pallorana
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Xenotemna pallorana
Jason Dombroskie
Xenotemna pallorana
17mm – Jim Vargo
Xenotemna pallorana
21mm – U. S. National Museum
Xenotemna pallorana
22mm – U. S. National Museum

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