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Species Endothenia hebesana - Verbena Bud Moth - Hodges#2738

Unidentified Moth ??? - Endothenia hebesana Caterpillar on Lousewort - Endothenia hebesana Small technicolor moth - Endothenia hebesana Dull-barred Endothenia Moth - Hodges #2738 - Endothenia hebesana Verbena Bud Moth - Endothenia hebesana Endothenia hebesana Moth - Endothenia hebesana Endothenia hebesiana reared from Castilleja coccinea pods - Endothenia hebesana
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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 Endothenia
Species hebesana (Verbena Bud Moth - Hodges#2738)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Dull-barred Endothenia Moth
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Endothenia hebesana (Walker, 1863)
Sciaphila hebesana Walker, 1863 (1)
Olethreutes daeckiana (Kearfott, 1907)
FWL = 5.0-8.2 mm. (2)
Feeds on developing seeds of host plant. May use many different plants as hosts including Antirrhinum, Gentiana, Gerardia, Iris, Orthocarpus, Penstemon, Physostegia, Solidago, Stachys, Teucrium, Tigridia, Verbascum, Verbeena, Veronica, Sarracenia, Scrophularia, Scutellaria. (U of Alberta) Also Castilleja sessiliflora. (MJ Hatfield)
Life Cycle
larva, larva inside pod of Castilleja sessiliflora, pupa in Teucrium canadense, adult, adult
Print References
Walker, F. 1863. Tortricites & Tineites. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, 28: 342. (1)