Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Clepsis spectrana
(oblique-banded caterpillar)



Clepsis spectrana (oblique-banded caterpillar)


  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Clepsis spectrana
  • Preferred Common Name
  • oblique-banded caterpillar
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Clepsis spectrana (Treitschke)

Preferred Common Name

  • oblique-banded caterpillar

Other Scientific Names

  • Archips costana
  • Cacoecia costana (Fabricius)
  • Clepsis costana (Fabricius)
  • Tortrix costana
  • Tortrix spectrana Treitschke

International Common Names

  • French: tordeuse de la vigne

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Wickler, Geflammter Reben-
  • Netherlands: koolbladroller

EPPO code

  • CACOCO (Cacoecia costana)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Tortricidae
  •                             Genus: Clepsis
  •                                 Species: Clepsis spectrana

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes


ItalyPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
NetherlandsPresentCABI (Undated)
NorwayPresentCABI (Undated)
SwedenPresentCABI (Undated)
United KingdomPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)

North America

CanadaPresentCABI (Undated)
-British ColumbiaPresentCABI (Undated)

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Growth Stages

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