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Species Hedya separatana - Pink-washed Leafroller - Hodges#2860

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tortricoidea (Tortricid Moths)
Family Tortricidae (Tortricid Moths)
Subfamily Olethreutinae
Tribe Olethreutini
Genus Hedya
Species separatana (Pink-washed Leafroller - Hodges#2860)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Metendothenia separatana (Kearfott, 1907) (1)(2)(3)
Olethreutes separatana Kearfott, 1907 (4)
Hedya separatana Heinrich, 1926 (5)
Phylogenetic sequence #620634
WS ≈ 12-15mm (4)
TL ≈ 8mm (3)
Head and palpi black, antenna fuscous, legs grayish-white, banded. Forewing: outer two-fifths pale lilaceous-white, with four pale fuscous costal streaks and a shade of the same color before termen. A small black dot in middle of wing, at end of cell, and a gray shade at anal angle. The inner three-fifths of wing is mottled black and gray, with a lilaceous patch from base to inner fourth on upper half of wing which connects by a few pale scales with a geminate quadrate spot between dorsum and fold before middle of wing. Cilia pinkish-fuscous, paler at angle. (4)
SE Canada and East US. (3)
Type locality: USA, Ohio, Cincinnati (4)
Black cherry, blackberry, and rose. (3)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D. 1907. New North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 13. (4)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – species page (6)
BOLD Systems - images of DNA supported specimens (5)
Maryland Biodiversity Project – images of live adults (1)
Works Cited
1.Maryland Biodiversity Project
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
4.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
5.The Barcode of Life Database (BOLD)
6.North American Moth Photographers Group