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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)
Olethreutes separatana Kearfott, 1907 (1)
Hedya separatana
Phylogenetic sequence #620634
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet means "separate." Kearfott notes that it "has been wrongly identified as O. dimidiana Sodoff. in almost all collections." (1)
WS ≈ 12-15mm (1)
TL ≈ 8mm (2)
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. (1)
SE Canada and East US. (2)
Type locality: USA, Ohio, Cincinnati (Miss Braun, June 17th). (1)
Described specimens: Essex County, NJ (Kearfott, June 14th to 15th); New Brighton, PA (F.A. Merrick, June 2nd and Aug. 12th); Washington County, AR (A.J. Brown, Aug.).
Black cherry, blackberry, and rose. (2)
Print References
Kearfott, W.D., 1907. New North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 13. (1)
Works Cited
1.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
2.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.