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Species Hedya nubiferana - Green Budworm Moth - Hodges#2862

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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 Olethreutini
Genus Hedya
Species nubiferana (Green Budworm Moth - Hodges#2862 )
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Marbled Orchard Tortrix
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Hedya nubiferana (Haworth, 1811)
Tortrix nubiferana Haworth, 1811
Argyroploce variegana Hubner, [1796-1799]
Hedya dimidioalba (Retzius, 1783)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin nubifer meaning "cloudy."
Five Hedya species are found in America north of Mexico. (1)
Wingspan: 17-20 mm. (2)
TL = 11 mm (3)
Adult - FW mottled gray-brown, whitish beyond median area. (3)
British Columbia and Ontario; northeastern United States to Nova Scotia . (4), (5)
Adults are most common from May to August.
Larvae feed on Crataegus and Prunus spinosa. (5)
Introduced from Europe. (3)
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, An Identification Guide, p. 81.88.(6)
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
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.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
4.Assessment of species diversity in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone
McAlpine D.F., Smith I.M. (eds.). 2010. Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press). 785 pp.
5.New apple pest, Hedya nubiferana (Haworth), discovered in Ohio
Roy W. Rings. 1992. The Ohio Journal of Science, 92(3): 72.
6.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.
7.North American Moth Photographers Group
8.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems