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Species Olethreutes deprecatoria - Hodges#2844

Micro moth sp ? - Olethreutes deprecatoria 1167 Orthotaenia undulana - Dusky Leafroller 2770 - Olethreutes deprecatoria 1246 Orthotaenia undulana [T] - Dusky Leafroller 2770 - Olethreutes deprecatoria 1796 Orthotaenia undulana - Dusky Leafroller 2770 - Olethreutes deprecatoria 1933 Orthotaenia undulana - Dusky Leafroller 2770 - Olethreutes deprecatoria Orthotaenia undulana - Dusky Leafroller Moth 2770 - Olethreutes deprecatoria Moth - Olethreutes deprecatoria Orthotaenia undulana - Dusky Leafroller Moth 2770 - Olethreutes deprecatoria
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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 deprecatoria (Olethreutes deprecatoria - Hodges#2844)
Hodges Number
2844
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes deprecatorius Heinrich, 1926 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "deprecating, apologetic or disparaging."
Size
Wingspan 15-19 mm. (1)
Forewing length 8-10.5 mm. (2)
Identification
Refer to discussion here.
Range
Scattered records across North America. (3)
Type locality: Wellington, British Columbia.
Habitat
Flies in wet mountain meadows in the west. (2)
Food
Powell & Opler found the larva (black in color) on false hellebore (Veratrum) in California and consider the Canadian record of Prentice on Populus tremuloides as needing confirmation.
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 132: 177. (1)
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.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group