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Species Olethreutes trinitana - Hodges#2849

Olethreutes trinitana - female Olethreutes trinitana - female Olethreutes trinitana - female Olethreutes trinitana
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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 trinitana (Olethreutes trinitana - Hodges#2849)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes trinitana (McDunnough, 1931)
Argyroploce trinitana McDunnough, 1931
There are more than 84 species of the genus Olethreutes in America north of Mexico. (1), (2)
Smith et al. (2010) reported eastern Quebec to Prince Edwards Island and Nova Scotia. (3)
Type locality: Canada, Ontario, Trenton. Holotype: CNC.
Ferguson (1975) listed Rubus (blackberry) and Aronia melanocarpa (Michx.) K.R. Robertson & Phipps (black chokeberry). (4)
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States. Ohio Biological Survey. p.77.81. (5)
McDunnough, J.H., 1931 A new Argyroploce species (Eucosmidae, Lepid.). The Canadian Entomologist 63(7): 151.
Works Cited
1.Check list of the Lepidoptera of America north of Mexico.
Hodges, et al. (editors). 1983. E. W. Classey, London. 284 pp.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.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.
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.