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Tortricidae
620368.003693.1Epiphyas postvittana (Walker, 1863) – Light Brown Apple Moth

Rephah Berg
Distribution: Introduced from Australia.
Description/
Field Marks:
See TortAI species page at idtools.org
Genitalia: See TortAI species page at idtools.org
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Taxonomic Notes: Epiphyas postvittana (Walker, 1863) is now recognized among the North American fauna north of Mexico.
References
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Gilligan, T. M. & M. E. Epstein, 2014. Tortricids of Agricultural Importance to the United States (TortAI). Identification Technology Program (ITP), USDA/APHIS/PPQ/CPHST, Fort Collins, CO, species page at idtools.org.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 19.8m, .9m, .10f, .11f; p. 153. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Epiphyas postvittana
Rephah Berg
Epiphyas postvittana
Rephah Berg
Epiphyas postvittana
Rephah Berg
Epiphyas postvittana
Rephah Berg
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CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Epiphyas postvittana
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Epiphyas postvittana
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Epiphyas postvittana
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Epiphyas postvittana
Jason Dombroskie
Epiphyas postvittana
Jason Dombroskie
Epiphyas postvittana
Jason Dombroskie

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