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51a0375 – 3750.1   Amorbia emigratella Busck, 1910
             Mexican Leafroller
Distribution Data for Amorbia emigratella
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Distribution: USA: AZ, TX; Mexico.
Type locality: Hawaiian Islands, Oahu, Tantalus.
Field Marks:
See TortAI species page at
Genitalia: See TortAI species page at
Similar Species:
  • Amorbia cuneanum is not found in AZ>.
  • Amorbia synneurana
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Amorbia emigratella Busck, 1910
  • 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
  • Powell, J. A. & J. W. Brown, 2012. The Moths of North America, Fascicle 8.1: p. 34; pl. A.21-24. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Amorbia emigratella
19mm – U. S. National Museum
Amorbia emigratella
- 20mm – U. S. National Museum
Amorbia emigratella
- 19mm – U. S. National Museum

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