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Olethreutes ferriferana (Walker, 1863)


Family: Tortricidae
Subfamily: Olethreutinae
Identification: Forewing powdery light gray; dark brown basal blotch has straight outer edge. Note the large, dark brown trapezoidal patch near forewing apex, narrowing toward outer margin.
Wing Span: 1.5-1.8cm.
Life History:
Flight: June-July.
Caterpillar Hosts: Hydrangea.
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Habitat:
Range: Maine to North Carolina, west to Kentucky, and Texas.
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