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Species Olethreutes valdanum - Hodges#2812

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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 Olethreutes
Species valdanum (Olethreutes valdanum - Hodges#2812)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes valdanum (McDunnough, 1922)
Exartema valdanum McDunnough,1922 (1)
Wingspan 13-18 mm. (2)
Adult - easily recognized by the narrow, clear white antemedian and postmedian areas bordering the broad median fuscous band. (2)
Records from Manitoba to New Brunswick, south to Tennessee and Missouri. (3)
Holotype male: Ft. Coulonge, Quebec (S.A. Graham, July 7).
Larval hosts include: (4)
white meadowsweet (Spiraea alba)
sweetgale (Myrica gale)
northern bayberry (Myrica pensylvanica)
dogwood (Cornus)
See Also
Olethreutes versicolorana has pale strip along costa from base to AM line.
Print References
McDunnough, J.H., 1922. Undescribed Lepidoptera in the Canadian National Collection. The Canadian Entomologist 54(2): 39. (1)
Works Cited
1.Undescribed Lepidoptera in the Canadian National Collection.
James H. McDunnough. 1922. The Canadian Entomologist 54(2): 34-47.
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.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database