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Species Olethreutes punctanum - Hodges#2786

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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 punctanum (Olethreutes punctanum - Hodges#2786)
Hodges Number
2786
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Olethreutes punctanum (Walsingham, 1879)
Exartema punctanum Walsingham, 1879 (1)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "pointed" for the "fuscous spot" on the forewing. (1)
Size
Wingspan 17-18 mm. (2)
Identification
Food
Larvae are leaf tiers on dogwoods, including bunchberry dogwood (Cornus canadensis), gray dogwood (Cornus racemosa) and redosier dogwood (Cornus sericea). (3)
Print References
Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States. p.62.41.
Walsingham, Lord. 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum 4: 37. (1)
Works Cited
1.North-American Torticidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4.
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.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
4.North American Moth Photographers Group