Anopina arizonana

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Anopina arizonana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Anopina
Species: A. arizonana
Binomial name
Anopina arizonana
(Walsingham, 1884)[1]
  • Sciaphila arizonana Walsingham, 1884
  • Tortrix arizonana
  • Cnephasia arizonana

Anopina arizonana is a moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found from southern interior British Columbia and from Waterton Lakes, Alberta, south to Arizona.

The moth is about 16 mm.[2] The forewings are shiny yellow with silvery lines on the basal half and the postmedian area. The hindwings are uniform dark grey.

The larvae possibly feed on dead leaves of Betula and Salix species. The larvae are white with a yellowish-orange to pale-yellow head with a few darker markings.[3]


  1. ^ Baixeras, J.; Brown, J. W. & Gilligan, T. M. "Online World Catalogue of the Tortricidae". Retrieved July 2, 2013. 
  2. ^ mothphotographersgroup
  3. ^ University of Alberta E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum