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Species Phiaris glaciana - Hodges#2847

Hodges #2847 - Phiaris glaciana Argyrotaenia occultana or Olethreutes glaciana? - Phiaris glaciana Possible Olethreutes glaciana - Phiaris glaciana Olethreutes glaciana - Phiaris glaciana
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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 Phiaris
Species glaciana (Phiaris glaciana - Hodges#2847)
Hodges Number
2847
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Phiaris glaciana (Möschler, 1860)
Sericoris glaciana Möschler, 1860
Olethreutes glaciana Möschler, 1860
syn.
O. fuscalbana (Zeller, 1875)
O. castorana (McDunnough, 1922)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "frozen."
Size
Forewing length 7-8 mm. (1)
Identification
Specimen identified by DNA analysis (BOLD) (2)
Range
Alaska, British Columbia across southern Canada. South through the Rocky Mountains to northern Arizona. In the eastern U.S. to North Carolina.(1), (3)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Habitat
Usually found at higher elevations.
Season
Records of adults are mostly from June to September. (4)
Food
Larvae are leaf rollers of birch (Betula), cottonwood (Populus) and maple (Acer). (1), (3)
Remarks
Transferred from genus Olethreutes by Gilligan et al. (2020).(5)
See Also
Many Olethreutes species are similar.
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States. p. 76.79. (6)
Möschler, H.B., 1860. Beiträge zur Lepidopteren-Fauna von Labrador. Wiener entomologische Monatschrift 4(12): 380.
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler. 2009. Moths of Western North America. p.131, pl.14.27. (1)
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
2.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
3.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.Immigrant Tortricidae: Holarctic versus Introduced Species in North America
Gilligan, T.M., J.W. Brown, J, Baixeras. 2020. Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
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.