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Tribe Olethreutini

Olethreutes osmundana Hodges #2701 – Episimus argutana – Sumac Leaftier Moth - Episimus argutana Moth 052515d ID  - Olethreutes Huckleberry leaftier Moth - Endothenia hebesana Tortricid ex Sassafras - Phaecasiophora niveiguttana Apotomis albeolana ? - Apotomis albeolana Moth 052518rudya - Olethreutes fasciatana
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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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutini 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).
Works Cited
1.XXI. New Species of North American Tortricidae.
Lord Walsingham. 1895. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London. 1895: 495-518.