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Species Olethreutes atrodentana - Hodges#2785

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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 atrodentana (Olethreutes atrodentana - Hodges#2785)
Hodges Number
2785
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes atrodentana (Fernald, 1882)
Eccopsis atrodentana Fernald 1882 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin atrum+dentatus meaning "dark-toothed" for "the central oblique band [with] two teeth on its outside, one on the upper side of the cell, the other on the lower, which are dark brown or black, especially the lower one." (1)
Size
Wingspan 17-19 mm. (2)
Identification
Range
Records from Manitoba south to Oklahoma and eastward. Also California. (3)
Food
Larval hosts are oaks including Quercus alba, Quercus coccinea, Quercus rubra and Quercus macrocarpa. (4)
Print References
Fernald, C.H., 1882. Descriptions of new species of Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10: 71. (1)
Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamily Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 132: 141. (2)
Works Cited
1.Descriptions of new species of Tortricidae.
Charles Henry Fernald. 1882. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 10: 65-72.
2.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.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database