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Species Olethreutes furfuranum - Woolly-backed Moth - Hodges#2776

Woolly-backed Moth, 2776 - Olethreutes furfuranum Olethreutes furfuranum (not Macrame Moth) Woolly-backed Moth - Olethreutes furfuranum Olethreutes furfuranum(?) - Olethreutes furfuranum Olethreutes furfuranum Woolly-backed Moth - Olethreutes furfuranum Woolly-backed Moth - Olethreutes furfuranum Olethreutes furfuranum
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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 furfuranum (Woolly-backed Moth - Hodges#2776)
Hodges Number
2776
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes furfuranum (McDunnough, 1922)
Exartema furfuranum McDunnough, 1922 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin furfuris meaning "scaly, scurfy."
Size
Wingspan 15-16 mm. (1), (2)
Range
Records throughout the east. (3)
Holotype male: Ottawa, Ontario (C.H. Young, June 20).
Food
Larval host is shrubby blackberry (Rubus fruticosus). (4)
Print References
McDunnough, J.H., 1922. Undescribed Lepidoptera in the Canadian National Collection. The Canadian Entomologist 54(2): 38. (1)
Works Cited
1.Undescribed Lepidoptera in the Canadian National Collection.
James H. McDunnough. 1922. The Canadian Entomologist 54(2): 34-47.
2.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.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database