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Species Olethreutes mysteriana - Mysterious Olethreutes - Hodges#2799.1

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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 mysteriana (Mysterious Olethreutes - Hodges#2799.1)
Hodges Number
2799.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes mysteriana Miller, 1979
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "mysterious, secret."
Size
Forewing length 7.5-8.5 mm. (1)
Range
Records from Manitoba, Quebec, Vermont and Massachusetts, south to North Carolina, Kentucky and Illinois. (2)
Food
Larvae are leaf tiers of American elm (Ulmus americana) and hackberry (Celtis). (3), (1)
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, p.63.44.
Miller, W.E., 1979. The genus Olethreutes: identity corrections and description of a new secies (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Olethreutinae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 72(2): 235 (abstract).
Works Cited
1.Guide to the Olethreutine moths of midland North America (Tortricidae).
William E. Miller. 1987. United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Agriculture Handbook 660: 1-104.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database