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51a0059 – 3559   Acleris effractana (Hübner, 1822)
             Hook-winged Tortrix

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Synonymy: Pyralis effractana Hübner, 1822
Acleris blackmorei Obraztsov, 1963
Acalla brunneostriana Weber, 1945
Pyralis caudana Fabricius, 1775
Tortrix emargana of authors not Fabricius, 1775
Tortrix excavana Donovan, 1794
Acalla fasciana Müller-Rutz, 1927
Rhacodia fuscana Sheldon, 1930
Rhacodia griseana Sheldon, 1930
Glyphisia ochracea Stephens, 1834
Acleris tibetica Razowski, 1964
Taxonomic Notes: Acleris effractana (Hübner, 1822) includes as a synonym [3559] Acleris emargana of authors; (not Fabricius, 1775) in Karsholt et al. (2005) in Nota Lepid., 28: 93-102. "True" A. emargana (Palearctic) is extralimital to North America.
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  • Karsholt, O., L. Aarvik, D. Agassiz, P. Huemer, K. Tuck, 2005. Acleris Effractana (Hübner, 1799) - A Holarctic tortricid. Nota Lepidopterologica, 28: 93-102.
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Acleris effractana
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Acleris effractana
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Acleris effractana
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Acleris effractana
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Acleris effractana
18mm – © U. S. National Museum
Acleris effractana
18mm – © U. S. National Museum

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