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Acleris caliginosana

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Endopterygota
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Superfamilia: Tortricoidea

Familia: Tortricidae
Subfamilia: Tortricinae
Tribus: Tortricini
Genus: Acleris
Species: Acleris caliginosana

Acleris caliginosana (Walker, 1863)

Type locality: North America.

Holotype: BMNH. male ♂.

Teras caliginosana Walker, 1863


Brown, J.W., 2005: World catalogue of insects volume 5 Tortricidae

Acleris caliginosana is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in North America, where it has been recorded from Alberta, British Columbia, California, Colorado, Idaho, Maine, Montana, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Washington and Wisconsin.[2]

The wingspan is 24–29 mm. The ground colour of the forewings is deep purple or grey brown and the hindwings are mottled.[3] Adults have been recorded on wing nearly year round.

The larvae feed on Alnus incana, Alnus rubra and Betula papyrifera.[4]
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McDunnough, J. 1934. The Canadian species of the Tortricid genus Peronea. Canadian Journal of Research, 1934, 11(3): 290–332
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