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Species Gretchena deludana - Arrowhead Moth - Hodges#3259

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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 deludana (Arrowhead Moth - Hodges#3259)
Hodges Number
3259
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Gretchena deludana (Clemens, 1864)
Heyda deludana Clemens, 1864 (1)
Proteopteryx deludana
Steganoptycha deludana
Phylogenetic sequence #621167
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin deludo meaning "deceive, dupe."
Size
Wingspan 14-17 mm. (2)
Range
Records from the eastern half of the United States and adjacent Canada. (3)
Food
Larval host is pecan (Carya illinoinensis). (4)
Print References
Clemens, B. 1864. North American micro-lepidoptera. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 3: 513. (1)
Works Cited
1.North American micro-lepidoptera.
Brackenridge Clemens. 1864. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 3(3): 505-520.
2.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae
Carl Heinrich. 1923. United States National Museum Bulletin 123: 1-298.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database