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Species Olethreutes olivaceana - Olivaceous Olethreutes - Hodges#2778

Tortricid - Olethreutes olivaceana Olethreutes olivaceana Olethreutes olivaceana Olethreutes olivaceana Olethreutes olivaceana ? - Olethreutes olivaceana Olethreutes olivaceana - male Olivaceous Olethreutes - Olethreutes olivaceana Olivaceous Olethreutes - Olethreutes olivaceana
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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 olivaceana (Olivaceous Olethreutes - Hodges#2778)
Hodges Number
2778
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes olivaceana (Fernald, 1882)
Eccopsis olivaceana Fernald, 1882 (1)
Cymolomia olivaceana
Exartema bolandanum McDunnough, 1922 (2)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "olive-green."
Size
Wingspan 12-14 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - forewing variably greenish-yellow to overall brownish with greenish cast; noticeable greenish-yellow patch midway along inner margin; AM band slight paler than ground color but shows little contrast against it; several short oblique dark marks along costa; hindwing brownish-gray with pale fringe.
Range
Records from Minnesota to Nova Scotia, south to Tennessee. British COlumbia, Washington and Oregon in the west. (3), (4)
Type locality: Massachusetts.
Season
Adults fly mainly in June and July. (3)
Food
Larvae feed on strawberry (Fragaria). (5)
See Also
Celypha Moth (Celypha cespitana) forewing lacks greenish cast, and AM band is brighter, showing more contrast against ground color.
Print References
Fernald, C.H., 1882. Descriptions of new species of Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10: 71. (1)
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of new species of Tortricidae.
Charles Henry Fernald. 1882. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10: 65-72.
2.Undescribed Lepidoptera in the Canadian National Collection.
James H. McDunnough. 1922. The Canadian Entomologist 54(2): 34-47.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.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.
5.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database