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For other uses, see Eana (disambiguation).
"Argyroptera" redirects here, but might actually refer to Aethes (see below).
Eana incanana.jpg
Adult Eana incanana specimen
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Division: Ditrysia
Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Tortricinae
Tribe: Cnephasiini
Genus: Eana
Billberg, 1820
Type species
Tortrix penziana
Thunberg & Becklin, 1791
36 species

Numerous, see text

Eana is a genus of tortrix moths (family Tortricidae). It belongs to the tribe Cnephasiini of subfamily Tortricinae.[1]


Obsolete scientific names for this genus are:[2]

  • Ablabia Hübner, 1825
  • Argyroptera Duponchel, 1834 (but see below)
  • Eutrachia Hübner, 1822
  • Nephodesma Stephens, 1834 (unjustified emendation)
  • Nephodesme Hübner, 1825
  • Subeana Obraztsov, 1963

The type species of Argyroptera (A. gouana) is not very well identifiable from its 1767 description (as Tortrix gouana) by Linnaeus. It was suspected to be a species of Aethes, but more probably is E. argentana. Hypostephanuncia is sometimes listed in the synonymy of Eana, but it is actually a junior synonym of Cnephasia (from which it was originally split).[2]


The 36 currently recognized species of Eana are:[3]


  1. ^ Baixeras et al. (2009a)
  2. ^ a b Baixeras et al. (2009a), and see references in Savela (2005)
  3. ^ Baixeras et al. (2009b)