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Species Endothenia nubilana - Cloudy Endothenia - Hodges#2743

Hodges#2743 - Endothenia nubilana blotched tortricid - Endothenia nubilana 2743 - Endothenia nubilana Micro Moth - Endothenia nubilana Tortricidae: Endothenia nubilana - Endothenia nubilana Unknown Moth  - Endothenia nubilana Cloudy Endothenia - Endothenia nubilana a tortricid? - Endothenia nubilana
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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 nubilana (Cloudy Endothenia - Hodges#2743)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Endothenia nubilana (Clemens, 1865)
Sideria ? nubilana Clemens, 1865 (1)
Sideria nubilana
Endothenia antiquana nubilana (2)
Endothenia quadrimaculana (Haworth, 1811).
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin nubilus meaning "cloudy."
Wingspan 15-22 mm. (2)
Maryland, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Iowa, Wisconsin, New Mexico, Colorado and California. In Canada this species is known to occur in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Quebec. (2)
Larval hosts include mint (Mentha), hedgenettle (Stachys) and comfrey (Symphytum). (3)
Print References
Clemens, B., 1865. North American micro-lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 5: 140. (1)
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 41.6.(4)
Heinrich, C. 1926. Revision of the North American Moths of the Subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 123: 105. (2)
Works Cited
1.North American Micro-Lepidoptera
Clemens, Brackenridge. 1865. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, Volume 5: 139-47.
2.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae
Carl Heinrich. 1926. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 132: 1-216.
3.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
4.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.