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Species Olethreutes quadrifidum - Hodges#2794

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Classification
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 Olethreutes
Species quadrifidum (Olethreutes quadrifidum - Hodges#2794)
Hodges Number
2794
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes quadrifidum (Zeller, 1875)
Phylogenetic sequence # 086900
Size
wingspan 16 - 20 mm
Identification
Adults - olivaceous brown in color with somewhat darker apical and mid costal patches
Range
New York, New Hampshire, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsic, Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta, and British Columbia
Habitat
Brushy or wooded areas with Red Osier Dogwood Cornus stolonifera and Chokecherry Prunus virginiana
Food
Larvae feed on Cornus (dogwood) (1).
Remarks
attracted to lights
See Also
The forewings of this species differ from O. punctana by lacking a dark basal patch and discal spot, and from o. inornatana by having a fine line of white scaling following the fold
Works Cited
1.Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, An Identification Guide
Gilligan, Todd M., Donald J. Wright, and Loran D. Gibson. 2008. Ohio Biological Survey, P.O. Box 21370, Columbus, Ohio 43221-0370.