Acleris variana

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Acleris variana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Section: Cossina
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Acleris
Species: A. variana
Binomial name
Acleris variana
(Fernald, 1886)[1]
Synonyms
  • Teras variana Fernald, 1886
  • Peronea angusana Fernald, 1892

Acleris variana, the eastern blackheaded budworm, is a moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Newfoundland and Cape Breton Island and the northeast United States, across the coniferous forest region of Canada, presumably to Saskatchewan or eastern Alberta. [2]

The larvae mainly feed on Abies balsamea and Picea glauca.

References[edit]

  1. ^ tortricidae.com
  2. ^ Markku Savela (September 14, 2005). "Acleris genus". funet.fi. Archived from the original on 3 April 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-11.