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Species Olethreutes melanomesum - Hodges#2811

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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 melanomesum (Olethreutes melanomesum - Hodges#2811)
Hodges Number
2811
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes melanomesum (Heinrich, 1923)
Exartema melanomesum Heinrich, 1923 (1)
Size
Heinrich (1923) listed the wingspan 15-17 mm. (1)
Range
Northeastern United States and eastern Canada. (2), (1)
Holotype ♂ collected Sebec Lake, Maine, 16 July 1923, Barnes, USNM. (3)
Season
The main flight period appears to be is May to August. (2), (1)
Food
Ferguson (1975) listed Kalmia angustifolia L. (sheep laurel). (4)
Heinrich (1923) reported the host is unknown. (1)
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States. Ohio Biological Survey, p. 70.62. (5)
Heinrich, C., 1923. New Olethreutidae from eastern United States (Lepidoptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 25: 119. (1)
Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 132: 153. (6)
Works Cited
1.New Olethreutidae from eastern United States (Lepidoptera)
Carl Heinrich. 1923. Proceedings of The Entomological Society of Washington 25(5-6): 105-122 .
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.World Catalogue of Insects, Vol. 5: Tortricidae (Lepidoptera)
John Wesley Brown, Joaquin Baixeras. 2005. Apollo Books.
4.Host records for Lepidoptera reared in Eastern North America
D. C. Ferguson. 1975. United States Department of Agriculture 1521: 1-45.
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.
6.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.
7.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems