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Species Hedya ochroleucana - Off-white Hedya - Hodges#2861

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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 Hedya
Species ochroleucana (Off-white Hedya - Hodges#2861)
Hodges Number
2861
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hedya ochroleucana (Frölich, 1828)
Tortrix ochroleucana Frölich, 1828
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "ocher and white."
Size
Wingspan 16-21 mm. (1)
Forewing length 8-11 mm. (2)
Identification
Adult - rather similar in appearance to some of the other Hedya species, this moth can usually be distinguished by the relatively clean-looking creamy outer part of the forewing.
Range
Present in Europe, and in most of North America. (1)
Season
Adults are on wing in June and July in western Europe (1)
Food
Larvae are leaf rollers on rose (Rosa), mountain ash (Sorbus) and apple (Malus) species. (1), (2)
Print References
Hübner, J., 1825. Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge 7: Pl.48, f.304.
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – images of live and pinned adults (3)
BOLD Systems - images of DNA supported specimens (4)
Wikipedia - brief description (1)