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Species Olethreutes corylana - Hodges#2805

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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 corylana (Olethreutes corylana - Hodges#2805)
Hodges Number
2805
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes corylana (Fernald, 1882)
Eccopis corylana Fernald, 1882 (1)
Exartema corylanum
Cymolonia corylana
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet refers to larval host plant (Corylus).
Numbers
Olethreutes includes more than 84 species in America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Size
Wingspan 14-15 mm. (1)
Forewing length 7-8.5 mm. (4)
Identification
The original description as Eccopis corylana Fernald is available online in the print references below.
Dark brown subapical spot.
Fringe is purple mixed with brownish gray.
Range
Nova Scotia to Ontario, Virginia and Texas. (3), (5)
Season
Adults are most common from May to August. (3)
Food
Larval host plant is Corylus L. sp. (hazelnut). (4)
See Also
Compare on the plates of Moth Photographers Group.
Print References
Fernald, C.H., 1882. Description of new species of Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10: 71. (1)
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States, p. 68.56. (6)
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of new species of Tortricidae.
Charles Henry Fernald. 1882. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10: 65-72.
2.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Guide to the Olethreutine moths of midland North America (Tortricidae).
William E. Miller. 1987. United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Agriculture Handbook 660: 1-104.
5.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.
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.