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51a0636 – 2862   Hedya nubiferana (Haworth, 1811)
             Green Budworm, The Cloudy White

© John Lee
Distribution: Introduced from Europe.
U.S. and Canada and the Pacific Northwest.
Type locality: United Kingdom, Great Britain.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Tortrix nubiferana Haworth, 1811
Phalaena dimidioalba Retzius, 1783
Tortrix variegana Hübner, 1799
  • 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. 81.88. (out of print)
  • Haworth, A.H., 1803-1828. Lepidoptera Britannica, 3: 431.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Hedya nubiferana
DNA - © Libby & Rick Avis
Hedya nubiferana
18mm – © U. S. National Museum

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