Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes removana Kearfott, 1907
Phylogenetic sequence #620523
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet removana
from Latin meaning "removal," perhaps for the forewings described as "uniform gray, all marking obsolete." (1)
Wingspan about 17-21 mm. (1)
Forewing length 9.5-11 mm. (2)
Adult - see original description in Print References.
New Brunswick to British Columbia and adjacent northern states, south in the east to Florida, south in the west to California; type specimen collected in Pennsylvania.
Moth Photographers Group
- large range map with some collection locations and dates.
is very similar but has a reduced range (doesn't occur in southern states), and lacks thick black streaking on forewing.
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p.55.28.(3)
Kearfott, W.D. 1907. New North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society
33(1): 15 (1)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. pl.14.23m; p.130.(2)
pinned adult image
(T.M. Gilligan, tortricidae.com)
common name reference; PDF doc
[Green Aspen Leafroller] and foodplant (Neil Booth, U. of Saskatchewan)