Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Anopina eleonora (Obraztsov, 1962)

Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Tortricinae
Identification: Forewings with ground grayish white, more or less sprinkled and/or transversely striated with dark brown; basal quarter of forewing mottled with chestnut-brown and orange yellowish, outlined by a rather broad, blackish brown fascia, occasionally with blackish brown patches at costa, and with similarly colored streaks at dorsum; a large, trapezoidal, or triangular spot at middle of costa, concolorous with basal quarter of forewing, outlined by a rather broad, blackish brown line, and reaching to lower edge of discal cell, or overcrossing this edge; four to six minute, blackish brown dots at costa, within above-mentioned costal spot; occasionally a less-defined fascia, concolorous with this spot and, being its continuation, not reaching dorsum, or some dark brown lines instead of this fascia; some small, chestnut-brown patches at costa, occasionally confluent and forming a common, wedge-shaped spot extending from costa before apex to upper portion of tornus, or reaching lower portion of tornus; often gray-brow
Wing Span: 1.4-1.6 cm
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Range: southern Arizona
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Taxonomy Notes: None.