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Species Proteoteras obnigrana - Hodges#3237

Proteoteras obnigrana Tortricidae: Proteoteras obnigrana - Proteoteras obnigrana Proteoteras sp. - Proteoteras obnigrana - female Proteoteras obnigrana Proteoteras obnigrana Proteoteras obnigrana moth - Proteoteras obnigrana moth - Proteoteras obnigrana
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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 Eucosmini
Genus Proteoteras
Species obnigrana (Proteoteras obnigrana - Hodges#3237)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Proteoteras obnigrana Heinrich, 1923 (1)
Phylogenetic sequence #621140
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "blackish."
Wingspan 16 mm. (1)
Mature larva to 14 mm. (2)
Records from Alaska, British Columbia to Quebec, south to Tennessee. California. Texas. (3), (2)
Type locality: Dublin, New Hampshire (August Busck). (1)
The larva bores in terminal twigs of maple (Acer). (2)
Life Cycle
See Powell (1962) in Print References. (2)
See Also
Print References
Heinrich, C., 1923. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Eucosminae of the family Olethreutidae. United States National Museum Bulletin, 123: 169. (1)
Powell, J.A., 1962. Biological and taxonomic notes on two California species of Proteoteras. Pan-Pacific Entomologist 38(4): 194. (2)