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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: Cnephasiini
Genus: Exapate
Species: E. bicuspidella – E. congelatella – E. duratella

Exapate Hübner, [1825] 1816

Type species: Phalaena congelatella Clerck, 1759.

Cheimaphasia Curtis, 1833, Ent. Mag. 1: 190. Type species: Phalaena (Tinea) gelatella Linnaeus, 1761.
Cheimonophila Duponchel, 1838, Annls Soc. ent. Fr 7: 131. Type species: Phalaena (Tinea) gelatella Linnaeus, 1761.
Cheimophasia Agassiz, 1848, Nomencl. zool. (Index Univers.) 226. [misspelling of Cheimaphasia]
Chimonophila Agassiz, 1848, Nomencl. zool. (Index Univers.) 226. [unjustified emendation of Cheimonophila]
Chimophasia Agassiz, 1848, Nomencl. zool. (Index Univers.) 226. [unjustified emendation of Cheimaphasia]
Enyphantes Hübner, [1806], Tentamen determinationisdigestionis... [2]. [rejected work]
Oxapate Stephens, 1835, Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 4: 420. [unjustified emendation Exapate]
Oxypate Stephens, 1834, Illust. Br. Ent. (Haustellata) 4: 235. [misspelling of Oxapate]
Scinifer Razowski, 1977, Acta zool. cracov. 22: 281. [misspelling of Scinipher]
Scinipher Frölich, 1828, Enum. Tortr. Wrtemb. 12. Type species: Tortrix gelatana Hbner, [1819] [=Phalaena congelatella Clerck, 1759].


Brown, J.W., 2005: World catalogue of insects volume 5 Tortricidae.
Hübner, [1825] 1816, Verz. bekannter Schmett.: 387.

Exapate is a Palearctic genus of moths belonging to the subfamily Tortricinae of the family Tortricidae.[1]

The Exapate is a moth commonly found in Britain with a preference for moorland in the northern regions. It has a wingspan of 18–22 mm with the males having elongated forewings. It is commonly found from October into December.[2]


Exapate bicuspidella Bruun & Krogerus, 1996
Exapate congelatella (Clerck, 1759) North Europe, Central Europe
Exapate duratella Heyden, 1864 South Europe

See also

List of Tortricidae genera


Baixeras, J.; Brown, J. W. & Gilligan, T. M. "Online World Catalogue of the Tortricidae". Retrieved January 20, 2009.
"Exapate congelatella - UKMoths". Retrieved 2020-03-01.

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