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620599.002832Olethreutes albiciliana (Fernald, 1882)

Reared - Charley Eiseman
Field Marks:
Olethreutes albiciliana is most similar to O. auricapitana but with fringe yellowish-white from apex to mid-termen. Labial palpi usually less orange and a patch of brown scaling visible dorsally and with two pairs of yellowish costal antemedial striae more well defined as in P. agilana. Silver scales may form elongated spots but not well developed lines.
Similar Species:
  • 2830 Olethreutes auricapitana.
  • 2830.1 Olethreutes n. sp. nr. auricapitana.
  • 2831 Pristerognatha agilana.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sericoris albiciliana Fernald, 1882
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Gilligan, Wright & Gibson, 2008. Olethreutine Moths of the Midwestern United States: p. 75.75. (out of print)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Olethreutes albiciliana
Jason Dombroskie
Olethreutes albiciliana
Tom Murray
Olethreutes albiciliana
David Kaposi
Olethreutes albiciliana
Reared - Charley Eiseman
Olethreutes albiciliana
13mm – Jim Vargo
Olethreutes albiciliana
12mm – U. S. National Museum

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