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Species Olethreutes coruscana - Hodges#2838

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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 coruscana (Olethreutes coruscana - Hodges#2838)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes coruscana (Clemens, 1860)
Antithesia coruscana Clemens, 1860
Antithesia ? coruscana Clemens, 1860 (1)
Argyroploce coruscana
Sericoris puncticostana Walker, 1863
Sericoris constellatana Zeller, 1875
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin coruscans meaning "flashing, glittering" for the "metallic leaden" spots and lines on the forewing. (1)
Wingspan 14-17 mm. (2)
Records from Maine, Quebec and Ontario south to North Carolina, west to Kansas and Iowa. (3), (2)
One of several Nearctic Olethreutes s. l. species with iridescent spots on the forewings:

      [missing]                     [missing]                     [missing]                    

astrologana                  coruscana                    ferrolineana                 metallica                      nordeggana                 sordidana                     galaxana

siderana                      concretana                   auricapitana                 nr. auricapitana            albiciliana                    agilana
See Also
Olethreutes ferrolineana - Separated by dissection, see Print References.
Print References
Clemens, B., 1860. Contributions to American lepidopterology - No. 6. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 346. (1)
Miller, W.E., 1985. Nearctic Olethreutes: five new synonymies, two revised statuses, and notes (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 87: 408-417.
Works Cited
1.Contributions to American lepidopterology - No. 6.
Brackenridge Clemens. 1860. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 345-362.
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