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Species Olethreutes sericoranum - Hodges#2810

Olethreutes sericoranum Olethreutini moth - Olethreutes sericoranum tortricid moth - Olethreutes sericoranum Olethreutes sericoranum Olethreutes sericoranum Olethreutes sericoranum - male Olethreutes sericoranum - male Olethreutes sericoranum - male
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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
Genus Olethreutes
Species sericoranum (Olethreutes sericoranum - Hodges#2810)
Hodges Number
2810
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes sericoranum (Walsingham, 1879)
Olethreutes sericorana previously misspelled on Bug Guide.
Exartema sericoranum Walsingham, 1879
Phylogenetic sequence # 087300
Food
Myricaceae: Comptonia peregrina (sweetfern) [also possibly Myrica pensylvanica (bayberry), as Olethreutes myricana Kearfott, 1910 — see remarks]
Remarks
Pohl, et al. (2016) list O. myricana as a synonym. However, there is taxonomic confusion with those names and baccatana, and synonymization may be unwarranted (M. Sabourin, pers. comm.) For now, I have placed my specimens reared from bayberry (Myrica pensylvanica) here. (Aaron Hunt)
Print References
Walsingham, L. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4: 36, pl. 10.7.
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