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51a0552 – 2783   Olethreutes trepidulum (Heinrich, 1926)
Distribution Data for Olethreutes trepidulum
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Distribution: Type locality: Hampton, N.H..
Similar Species:
  • Olethreutes diallacta (Meyrick, 1932)
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Synonymy: Exartema trepidulum Heinrich, 1926
Eccopis zelleriana of authors; (not Fernald, 1882) (Eccopis) misappl.
Taxonomic Notes: Olethreutes trepidulum (Heinrich, 1926), rev. stat., formerly treated as a synonymy of Olethreutes diallacta (Meyrick, 1932) in Brown (2205), is restored to full species status in Gilligan & Brown in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) (2023).
  • Brown, J.W., 2005. Tortricidae (Lepidoptera). World Catalogue of Insects, 5: 1-741.
  • Heinrich, C., 1926. Revision of the North American moths of the subfamilies Laspeyresiinae and Olethreutinae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 132: 147; pl. 16, fig. 81 (trepidulum)
  • Pohl, G. R. and S. R. Nanz (eds.), 2023. Annotated Taxonomic Checklist of the Lepidoptera of North America, North of Mexico. Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, Bakersfield, California, xiv + 580 pp. (order).
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Olethreutes trepidulum
16mm – U. S. National Museum
Olethreutes trepidulum
- 18mm – U. S. National Museum
Olethreutes trepidulum
- 16mm – U. S. National Museum

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