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Species Olethreutes ochrosuffusanum - Hodges#2806

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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 ochrosuffusanum (Olethreutes ochrosuffusanum - Hodges#2806)
Hodges Number
2806
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes ochrosuffusanum (Heinrich, 1923)
Cymolomia ochrosuffusanum (Heinrich, 1923) (1)
Exartema ochrosuffusanum Heinrich, 1923 (2)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet means "suffused with ocher."
Numbers
There are more than 84 species of the genus Olethreutes in America north of Mexico. (3), (4)
Size
Heinrich (1923) listed a wingspan of 19-20.5 mm. (2)
Range
Southeastern North America, north to Kansas, Indiana and Ohio. (3)
Heinrich (1926) listed the distribution as Ohio, Illinois, and Kansas. (5)
Holotype ♀, ♂ from Cincinnati, Ohio (Miss Annette F. Braun), in AMNH (American Museum of Natural History, New York). (6)
Season
The main flight period appears to be April to July. (3), (7)
Food
The larvae feed on Aesculus L. (buckeye). (8)
Braun (1951) stated "In the western parts of its range, the food plant is doubtless Aesculus glabra, in the Cumberland Mountains locality, Aesculus octandra" (8)
See Also
Compare on the pinned plates of Moth Photographers Group. (3)
Print References
Braun, A., 1951. The Aesculus-feeding species of Exartema with description of a new species (Lepidoptera, Eucosmidae). Ohio Journal of Science, 51(6): p. 353; fig. 8. (8)
Forbes, W.T.M., 1923. The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States. Cornell University Agriculture Experiment Station, 68: pp. 460, 469. (1)
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States. Ohio Biological Survey: p. 68.57. (9)
Heinrich, C., 1923. New Olethreutidae from eastern United States (Lepidoptera). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 25: p. 117. (2)
Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 132: p. 150. (5)
Works Cited
1.The Lepidoptera of New York and Neighboring States
William T.M. Forbes. 1923. Cornell University, Ithaca, New York; Memoir 68.
2.New Olethreutidae from eastern United States (Lepidoptera)
Carl Heinrich. 1923. Proceedings of The Entomological Society of Washington 25(5-6): 105-122 .
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
5.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.
6.Noctuidae; Lepidopterorum Catalogus (Lepidopterorum Catalogues New Series Fasc 118) Part 1 & 2)
Poole, R. W. 1989. CRC Press .
7.Butterflies of North America
8.The Aesculus-feeding species of Exartema with description of a new species (Lepidoptera, Eucosmidae)
Annette F. Braun. 1951. Ohio Journal of Science, 51(6): 353-357.
9.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.
10.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems