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Species Oreana unicolorella - Hodges#5767

Gray Moth - Oreana unicolorella green caterpillar - fast moving - Oreana unicolorella Distinctive green larva - Oreana unicolorella Bee Moth? - Oreana unicolorella Oreana unicolorella? - Oreana unicolorella Oreana unicolorella - female Oreana unicolorella Oreana unicolorella
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Pyraloidea (Pyralid and Crambid Snout Moths)
Family Pyralidae (Pyralid Moths)
Subfamily Phycitinae
Tribe Phycitini
Genus Oreana
Species unicolorella (Oreana unicolorella - Hodges#5767)
Hodges Number
The HOSTS database lists maple, birch, hawthorn, apple, oak, willow, basswood, and elm as larval foodplants.
This species is represented on BOLD by a pair of closely related BINs with about 3% sequence divergence, indicating that there is an undescribed cryptic species in this genus.