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51a0012 – 3513   Acleris caryosphena (Meyrick, 1937)
Distribution Data for Acleris caryosphena
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Distribution: Type locality (caryosphena): Greenland. "West Greenland (Sondra, Stromfjord, Camp Lloyd)".
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Synonymy: Peronea caryosphena Meyrick, 1937
Tortrix ferrugana of authors not [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Tortrix notana of authors not Donovan, [1806]
Tortrix tripunctana of authors not Hübner, [1799]
Taxonomic Notes: Acleris caryosphena (Meyrick, 1937) includes is treated as a full species in Karsholt et al. (2015). Dang illustrations of genitalia show significant differences between the two species. The names ferrugana of authors; (not [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775), notana of authors; (not Donovan, [1806]) , and tripunctana of authors; (not Hübner, [1799]) (Tortrix) are listed as synonyms by Gilligan & Brown (in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023).
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  • Karsholt, O., N.P. Kristensen, T.J. Simonsen, M. Ahola, 2015. Lepidoptera (Moths and butterflies). In: Böcher et al., The Greenland Entomofauna: An Identification Manual of Insects, Spiders and their Allies. Fauna Entomologica Scandinavica, 44: 302–352.
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
  • Razowski, J., 1966. World fauna of the Tortricini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Zaklad Zoologii Systematycznej w Krakowie Polskiej Akademii Nauk, 576 pages.
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