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Species Grapholita tristrigana - Three-lined Grapholita - Hodges#3443

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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 Grapholitini
Genus Grapholita
Species tristrigana (Three-lined Grapholita - Hodges#3443)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Grapholita tristrigana (Clemens, 1865) (1)
Stigmonota tristrigana Clemens, 1865 (2)
Enarmonia saundersana Kearfott, 1907 (3)
Enarmonia tristrigana
Laspeyresia tristrigana
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "three-lined" for the "pale yellowish blotch containing three blackish lines." (2)
Wingspan 10-16 mm. (1)
Eastern half of the United States. (4)
Flight period - April to July (5)
Larval hosts are wild indigo (Baptisia, Fabaceae), lupine (Lupinus, Fabaceae) and marijuana (Cannabis sativa, Cannabaceae). (6)
Life Cycle
Larvae feed in pods or stems.
Larva in pod of White Wild Indigo; larva; pupa; pupa in stem of White Wild Indigo; adult
Print References
Clemens, B., North American micro-lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia 5: 133. (2)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.North American Micro-Lepidoptera
Clemens, Brackenridge. 1865. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, Volume 5: 139-47.
3.New North American Tortricidae.
William Dunham Kearfott. 1907. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 33(1): 1-97.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.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.
6.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database