Google
WWW MPG website only

Digital Guide to Moth Identification

Tortricidae
620605.002839.2Olethreutes metallicana (Hübner, 1796)
Distribution Data for Olethreutes metallicana
Large Map & Chart Report Errors About Maps
Distribution: Type Locality (metallicana): Europe.
Type Locality (major): USA. "Colorado, Loveland".
Type Locality (murina): Canada. "Labrador, Caribou Island".
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tortrix metallicana Hübner, 1796
Argyroploce amurensis Caradja, 1916
Argyroploce asiaticus Caradja, 1916
Olethreutes bicornutana Kuznetzov, 1971
Penthina ferruginea Tengström, 1869
Grapholitha lobarzewskii Nowicki, 1864
Penthina major Walsingham, 1895
Penthina murina Packard, 1867
Sericoris porphyrana de la Harpe, 1858
Olethreutes puncticostana of authors not Walker, 1863
Grapholitha zebrawskii Nowicki, 1864
Taxonomic Notes: Olethreutes metallicana (Hübner, 1796) includes as a synonyms O. major (Walsingham, 1895) and O. murina (Packard, 1867) in Miller (1985), Proc. Entom. Soc. Wash. 87(2): 408-417. Both were previously treated as synonyms of [2839] O. puncticostana (Walker, 1863) in 1983 Hodges Checklist. Olethreutes puncticostana of authors, not (Walker, 1863) is also listed as a synonym of O. metallica in the Pohl et al. (2016).
O. metallicana was erroneously listed as 2839 previously at MPG.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Gilligan, T.M., J.W. Brown, J, Baixeras, 2020. Immigrant Tortricidae: Holarctic versus Introduced Species in North America. Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • Miller, W.E., 1985. Nearctic Olethreutes: five new synonymies, two revised statuses, and notes (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 87(2): 408-417.
Olethreutes metallicana
- gen. - CO - LG – © M. Sabourin (MGCL)

Moth Photographers Group  at the  Mississippi Entomological Museum  at the  Mississippi State University

Send suggestions, or submit photographs to Webmaster — Moth Photographers Group

Database design and scripting support provided by Mike Boone