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Species Grapholita vitrana - Hodges#3433

3433  - Grapholita vitrana
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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 Grapholitini
Genus Grapholita
Species vitrana (Grapholita vitrana - Hodges#3433)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Grapholita vitrana Walsingham, 1879
There are more than 20 species of the genus Grapholita in America north of Mexico. (1)
Powell & Opler (2009) listed the forewing length 5.5-9.5 mm. (2)
Walsingham (1879) description is online in the print references.
Specimen determined by DNA analysis (BOLD). (3)
Powell & Opler (2009) reported Oregon to Baja California. (2)
Powell (1986) stated the species was originally described from northern Oregon. (4)
Brown et al (1983) reported larvae on Astragalus species. (5)
Powell (1986) stated the larvae feed on the green seeds of locoweed. (4)
Life Cycle
Powell (1986) reported adults can emerge in 9 months to after 33-35 months in diapause. (4)
Print References
Brown, R.L., Clarke, J.F.G. & D.H. Habeck, 1983. New host records for Olethreutinae (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 37(3), p. 226. (5)
Powell, J.A., 1986. Records of prolonged diapause in Lepidoptera. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 25(2), p. 99. (4)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press, pl. 17, fig. 4; p. 142. (2)
Walsingham, L., 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of Typical Specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the Collection of the British Museum 4, p. 65. (6)
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
3.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems
4.Records of prolonged diapause in Lepidoptera
Jerry A Powell . 1986. Journal of Research on the Lepidoptera 25(2): 83-109.
5.New host records for Olethreutinae (Tortricidae)
Richard L. Brown, J. F. Gates Clarke, Dale H. Habeck. 1983. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 37(3): 224-227.
6.North-American Torticidae
Thomas, Lord Walsingham. 1879. Illustrations of typical specimens of Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum. 4.