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Species Pseudexentera spoliana - Bare-patched Oak Leafroller - Hodges#3251

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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 Eucosmini
Genus Pseudexentera
Species spoliana (Bare-patched Oak Leafroller - Hodges#3251)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pseudexentera spoliana (Clemens, 1864)
Hedya spoliana Clemens, 1864 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "bare, unclothed."
FWL: 7.0-9.5mm (males), 6.5-9.0mm (females). (2)
WS ≈ 19mm. (3)
United States and Southern Canada east of Rocky Mountains. (3)
Larval hosts include oak (Quercus), chestnut (Castanea), maple (Acer) and buckeye (Aesculus). (3), (4)
Life Cycle
One generation per year. (2)
Print References
Clemens, B., 1864. North American micro-lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 3: 513. (1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group – species page (5)
BOLD Systems - images of DNA supported specimens (6)
Wikipedia - brief description (3)
Works Cited
1.North American micro-lepidoptera.
Brackenridge Clemens. 1864. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 3(3): 505-520.
2.The Species of Pseudexentera (Tortricidae)
William E. Miller. 1986. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 40(3), 218-237.
4.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems