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51a0319 – 3663   Archips oporana (Linnaeus, 1758)

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Distribution: Introduced species from Eurasia found in Ontario.
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Synonymy: Tortrix oporana Linnaeus, 1758
Cacoecia bathyglypta Meyrick, in: Caradja, 1932
Lozotaenia dissimilana Bentley, 1845
Tortrix hermanniana [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Cacoecia impervia Meyrick, in: Joannis, 1930
Phalaena piceana Linnaeus, 1758
Cacoecia similis Butler, 1879
Taxonomic Notes: Archips oporana (Linnaeus, 1758) was added to Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist) based on specimens collected in Vancouver, BC and Font Hill, ON (Freeman 1958:16). Those specimens cannot be found and are considered unconfirmed, however, the species appears to persist in Ontario with recent DNA tested specimens at BOLD and sightings posted on iNaturalist.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Freeman, T.N., 1958. The Archipinae of North America (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Memoirs of the Entomological Society of Canada, 90(S7): 5-89.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Archips oporana
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Archips oporana
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Archips oporana
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Archips oporana
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Archips oporana
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Archips oporana
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Archips oporana
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