Lobesia spiraeae

Lobesia spiraeae

A small moth in the Tortricidae.
Lobesia spiraeae Found in Minnesota, USA in 2020 which represents a range extension of almost 1,000 miles west from the previously known locations in Quebec, Canada. http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=2729

There is also a 2020 report of this species in Ontario but I have not been able to find where in Ontario it was found. https://mattholderfund.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Ontario-Moth-Checklist-202-Update.pdf Geotagged,Lepidoptera,Lobesia spiraeae,Summer,Tortricidae,United States,insect,moth

Naming

Lobesia spiraeae (McDunnough, 1938), described as a subspecies of Lobesia bicinctana (Duponchel, 1843), extralimital (Palearctic), is raised to full species in Gilligan et al. (2020)

Distribution

US: Maine
Canada: New Brunswick, Quebec

Recently found (2020) in Ontario, Canada.

References:

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https://bugguide.net/node/view/1623815
http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=2729
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32899282/
https://www.mdpi.com/2075-4450/11/9/594/htm
https://mattholderfund.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/Ontario-Moth-Checklist-202-Update.pdf
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyTortricidae
GenusLobesia
SpeciesLobesia spiraeae