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Species Olethreutes hamameliana - Hodges#2804

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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 Olethreutini
Genus Olethreutes
Species hamameliana (Olethreutes hamameliana - Hodges#2804)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes hamameliana (McDunnough(1), 1944)
Exartema hamameliana McDunnough, 1944 (2)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet for the host plant (Hamamelis).
Northeastern North America. (3), (4), (5)
Vermont to Wisconsin, south to North Carolina, Alabama, and Arkansas (6).
Holotype ♂ from Tuxedo, New York in Canadian National Collection (CNC). (2)
McAlpine et al. (2010) include Nova Scotia. (7)
The main flight period appears to be May to July. (5), (4)
Larval host is witchhazel (Hamamelis). (8)
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States. Ohio Biological Survey, Columbus, OH., p. 67.55. (6)
McDunnough, J., 1944. New Micriolepidoptera with notes. The Canadian Entomologist, 76: 153. Abstract and access
Works Cited
1.James Halliday McDunnough (1877 -1962) A biographical obituary and bibliography
Douglas C. Ferguson . 1962. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 16(4): 209-228.
2.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.
3.A List of the Lepidoptera of Maine. Part 2, The Microlepidoptera. Section 1 & 2
Auburn E. Brower. 1984. Maine Agricultural Experiment Station Technical Bulletin 114: 1-70.
4.Butterflies of North America
5.North American Moth Photographers Group
6.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.
7.Assessment of species diversity in the Atlantic Maritime Ecozone
McAlpine D.F., Smith I.M. (eds.). 2010. Canadian Science Publishing (NRC Research Press). 785 pp.
8.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database