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Species Paralobesia viteana - Grape Berry Moth - Hodges#2712

A Paralobesia sp. - Paralobesia viteana A Tortricid Moth - Paralobesia viteana unknown tortricid type moth - Paralobesia viteana Paralobesia viteana - Grape Berry Moth  - Paralobesia viteana Paralobesia - Paralobesia viteana Unknown Micromoth - Paralobesia viteana Grape Berry Moth - Paralobesia viteana Grape Berry Moth - Paralobesia viteana
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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 Paralobesia
Species viteana (Grape Berry Moth - Hodges#2712 )
Hodges Number
2712
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Paralobesia viteana (Clemens)
Orig. Comb: Endopiza viteana Clemens, 1860 (1)
Syn: Polychrosis viteana (Clemens) (2)
Explanation of Names
viteana - of the host plant genus (Vitis).
Identification
Inner half of front wing uniformly lilac or leaden-blue, crossed by well-defined narrow brown lines. Ground color of outer half of front wing pale yellowish-brown.
Range
e NA - Map (MPG)
Season
mostly: Apr-Oct (BG data)
Food
Larval host is Vitis (grape). (3)
Life Cycle
Eggs are laid individually and larvae develop within the grapes. Pupation occurs in a crescent-shaped fold cut into a leaf and overwinters in fallen leaf. There are two - three generations per year. (3)
See Also
Lobesia botrana - size and wing pattern very similar, but the two species are easily separated by genitalia examination. (4) Also, large outer marginal patch evenly rounded on outer edge, not indented above anal angle by a spur of ground color.(2)
Paralobesia liriodendrana - ground color rich ochreous-brown(2)
Print References
Clemens, B., 1860. Contributions to American lepidopterology - No. 6. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 359. (1)
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.The Grape-Berry Moth
M. V. Slingerland, with note by W. D. Kearfott. 1904. Cornell University.
3.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.
4.Tortricids of Agricultural Importance
Todd M. Gilligan and Marc E. Epstein.