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51a0603 – 2838   Olethreutes coruscana (Clemens, 1860)

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Distribution: Type locality (coruscana): Pennsylvania.
Type locality (constellatana): Ohio.
Type locality (puncticostana): Redman Scotia.
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Synonymy: Antithesia coruscana Clemens, 1860
Sericoris constellatana Zeller, 1876
Sericoris puncticostana Walker, 1863
Taxonomic Notes: Olethreutes coruscana (Clemens, 1860) includes as synonyms [2839] Olethreutes puncticostana (Walker, 1863) and [ 2836] Olethreutes constellatana (Zeller, 1876) in Miller (1985), Proc. Entom. Soc. Wash. 87(2): 408-417.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 75.77. (out of print)
  • 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.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Zeller, P.C., 1875. Beiträge zur Kenntniss der nordamericanischen Nachtfalter, besonders der Microlepidopteren. Verhandlungen der Kaiserlich-Königlichen Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien, 25: 207-360.
Olethreutes coruscana
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Olethreutes coruscana
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Olethreutes coruscana
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Olethreutes coruscana
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Olethreutes coruscana
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Olethreutes coruscana
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Olethreutes coruscana
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Olethreutes coruscana
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Olethreutes coruscana
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