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Species Olethreutes ferriferana - Hydrangea Leaftier - Hodges#2827

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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 ferriferana (Hydrangea Leaftier - Hodges#2827)
Hodges Number
2827
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes ferriferana (Walker, 1863)
Sciaphila ? ferriferana Walker, 1863 (1)
Sciaphila ferriferana
Exartema ferriferanum
Cymolomia ferriferana
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin ferri + ferens meaning "rust-bearing" for the "deep ferruginous-red" features of the moth. (1)
Size
Wingspan 16-18 mm. (2)
Identification
Season
Spring
Food
Hydrangea. (2)
Life Cycle
Print References
Walker, F., 1863. Tortricites & Tineites. List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum, 28: 343. (1)
Works Cited
1.List of the specimens of lepidopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part XXVIII – Tortricites and Tineites
Francis Walker. 1863. British Museum (Natural History), p.287-561.
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.