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Species Gretchena bolliana - Pecan Bud Moth - Hodges#3263

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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 Eucosmini
Genus Gretchena
Species bolliana (Pecan Bud Moth - Hodges#3263)
Hodges Number
3263
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gretchena bolliana (Slingerland, 1896)
Steganoptycha bolliana Slingerland, 1896
Size
The wingspan is about 17 mm. (1)
Identification
Range
Arizona to Florida and most of eastern United States.
Season
Adults can be encountered year round.
Food
The larvae feed on the foliage of Carya illinoinensis. (2)
Life Cycle
The adults overwinter. Five to six generations per year.
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 147.234.
Mizell III, R.F. The Pecan Bud Moth: Pest of Nursery Stock and Transplanted Pecans. University of Florida IFAS Extension. PDF
Slingerland, 1896. (Steganoptycha). Rural New Yorker (June): 401.
Works Cited
1.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
2.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.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Butterflies of North America