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620581.00 – 2813   Olethreutes baccatanum (McDunnough, 1942)
Distribution Data for Olethreutes baccatanum
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Distribution: Type locality: South March, ON.
Larva and
Host Plants:
Black Huckleberry (Gaylussacia baccata)
Similar Species:
  • C. instrutana (Clemens, 1865), currently treated as a synonym of Celypha cespitana, a species currently treated as extralimital to NA in Gilligan et al. (2020), if elevated to full species, could become synonymized with O. baccatana with instrutana having priority. This synonymy appears to be supported by DNA barcode.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Exartema baccatanum McDunnough, 1942
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • McDunnough, J.H., 1942. Tortricid notes and descriptions. The Canadian Entomologist, 74(4): 65.
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Olethreutes baccatanum
LG – Aaron Hunt
Olethreutes baccatanum
Holotype - LG – Michael Sabourin

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