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Subfamily Olethreutinae

Pretty Brown-striped Moth - Episimus argutanus Pelochrista zomonana Unidentified Ancylis Moth - Hodges 3388.96 - Ancylis sp Zomaria interruptolineana Dichrorampha bittana Eucosma persolita? Eucosma radiatana? - Eucosma radiatana Moth  - Pelochrista mirosignata
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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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutinae Walsingham, 1895 (1)
Explanation of Names
From genus Olethreutes, from Greek olethreuonta meaning "destroyer, annihilator," a term used to describe the devil in Greek biblical texts (Corinthians, Exodus, Psalms/Tehillim).
Print References
Heinrich, C. 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. USNM Bulletin 132: 1-216, pl.1-76
Heinrich, C. 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. USNM Bulletin 123: 1-298, pl.1-60
Gilligan et al. 2008 (2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.XXI. New Species of North American Tortricidae.
Lord Walsingham. 1895. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1895: 495-518.
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.Gilligan, T. M., J. Baixeras, J. W. Brown & K. R. Tuck. 2014. T@RTS: Online, World Catalogue of the Tortricidae.