Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Hook-winged Tortrix Moth
Acleris effractana (Hübner, 1822)

Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Tortricinae
Wing Span: 2.2 cm
Life History:
Caterpillar Hosts: In the Nearctic, recorded hosts include alder, birch, cottonwood, balsam poplar, quaking aspen and willow.
Adult Food:
Range: Northwestern North America and Europe.
Management Needs:
Taxonomy Notes: Acleris effractana (Hübner, 1799) replaces Acleris emargana, a European species.
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