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Species Olethreutes exaeresimum - Hodges#2825

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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 exaeresimum (Olethreutes exaeresimum - Hodges#2825)
Hodges Number
2825
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes exaeresimum (Heinrich, 1926)
Exartema exaeresimum Heinrich, 1926 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet is Latin meaning "may be omitted, taken out." Heinrich described this moth from part of a series set aside by Fernald for another species. (1)
Numbers
Olethreutes includes at least 84 species are in America north of Mexico. (2)
Size
Wingspan about 18-20 mm. (1)
Identification
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)
Range
Holotype was collected in Dallas, Texas. (4)
Season
Adults are most common from June to July.
See Also
many other Olethreutes species are similar. Compare photos of pinned adults at Moth Photographers Group
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, p. 73.71. (5)
Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 132: 160, figs. 101, 406. (1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae
Carl Heinrich. 1926. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 132: 1-216.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
4.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.
5.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.