Supriya Ghosh

Acleris variana

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Kingdom  Animalia
Section  Cossina
Genus  Acleris
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Butterflies and moths
Class  Insecta
Family  Tortricidae
Scientific name  Acleris variana
Rank  Species
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Similar  Acleris, Butterflies and moths, Choristoneura conflictana, Anthonomus signatus, Acleris semipurpurana

Acleris variana, the eastern blackheaded budworm, is a moth of the Tortricidae family. It is found in Newfoundland and Cape Breton Island and the northeast United States, across the coniferous forest region of Canada, presumably to Saskatchewan or eastern Alberta.

The larvae mainly feed on Abies balsamea and Picea glauca.

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Acleris variana Wikipedia


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