Acleris rhombana

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Acleris rhombana
Acleris rhombana.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Section: Cossina
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Acleris
Species: A. rhombana
Binomial name
Acleris rhombana
(Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)[1]
  • Tortrix rhombana [Denis & Schiffermuller], 1775
  • Pyralis centrana Fabricius, 1794
  • Tortrix ciliana Hubner, [1796-1799]
  • Tortrix contaminana Hubner, [1796-1799]
  • Tortrix contaminiana Haworth, [1811]
  • Tortrix dimidiana Frolich, 1828
  • Phalaena obscurana Donovan, [1806]
  • Phalaena reticulana Strm, 1783
  • Tortrix reticulata Kennel, 1908
  • Acalla rhombana ab. unicolorana Strand, 1902

Acleris rhombana, the rhomboid tortrix, is a moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in the Palearctic ecozone, from Europe to the Caucasus, Armenia and Turkmenistan.[2]

The wingspan is 14–18 mm. The moths are on wing from June to November depending on the location.

The larvae feed on various trees and shrubs, including Crataegus, Malus, Pyrus, Prunus and Rosaceae species.


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  2. ^ Alipanah, Helen, 2009: A brief study on the tribes Tortricini and Archipini (Lepidoptera: Tortricinae) from Iran. Entomofauna Band 30, Heft 10: 137-152.

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