Moths of North Dakota

Tortricidae: Olethreutinae: Eucosmini

Phaneta olivaceana (Riley 1881)

Common name: listed here as ‘Olivaceous goldenrod borer.’

Hodges #: 2998.

Identification: Rfw 7.53 mm, fw pale yellow with fuscous pattern, proboscis without scales, tympanum absent.

Similar species: 3684, 3693, 3695, 9101.

Distribution: northern and temperate U. S. east of Great Plains.

Hosts: larvae bore in the stems of Solidago– goldenrod, possibly only S. flexicaulis L.– Broad-leaved goldenrod (as mapped).


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ND, Ransom Co., A annex. 20- VII- 1993, Hg/UV lt., G. Fauske.


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Last updated: 03/27/02

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
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Fargo, ND 58105

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