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620046.003545Acleris minuta (Robinson, 1869) – Yellowheaded Fireworm Moth

Bo Zaremba
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 minuta Robinson, 1869
Tortrix cinderella Riley, 1872
Tortrix malivorana Le Baron, 1871
Tortrix vacciniivorana Packard, 1870
Teras variolana Zeller, 1875
  • 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
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Acleris minuta
16mm – Jim Vargo
Acleris minuta
18mm – U. S. National Museum
Acleris minuta
- 17mm – U. S. National Museum

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