Clepsis consimilana

620359.00 — 3683 — Clepsis consimilana (Hübner, 1822) — Privet Tortrix
Images copyright: John Davis (WA), Joseph V. Higbee (WA)

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:


Sex Differences

Male with costal fold.


  • Species Page at Moth Photographers Group
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Dang, P.T., R.W. Duncan & S. Fitzpatrick, 1996. Occurrence of two Palaearctic species of Clepsis Guenée, C. spectrana (Treitschke) and C. consimilana (Hubner) (Tortricidae), in British Columbia, Canada. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 50(4): 324; figs. 2a-d (♂ gen.), 3b (♀ gen.).
  • Hübner, J., [1796-1799]. Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge, 7: pl. 38, fig. 239
  • Klots, A.B., 1941. Two European Tortricidae (Lepidoptera) not hitherto recorded from North America. Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society, 36: 126-127. (as unifasciana Duponchel, syn.)
  • Species Page at BugGuide