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51a0148.1 – 3759.1   Aethes promptana (Robinson, 1869)

Aaron Hunt
Distribution: Type locality: Pennsylvania and Texas.
Field Marks:
See Sabourin et al. (2002), Jour. Lepid. Soc., 56(4): 221; Fig. 1a-d.
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Synonymy: Conchylis promptana Robinson, 1869
Taxonomic Notes: Aethes promptana: This species was number 3844 in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAE0202 (det. H. McGuinness, 15-i-2023)
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:ACK1363 (nr. promptana, possibly subspecific)
  • Robinson, C.T., 1869. Notes on American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 2: 286.
  • Sabourin, M., W.E. Miller, E.H. Metzler, J.T. Vargo, 2002. Revised identities and new species of Aethes from Midwestern North America (Tortricidae). Journal of The Lepidopterists' Society, 56(4): 216-233.
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Aethes promptana
Hugh McGuinness
Aethes promptana
Aaron Hunt
Aethes promptana
- LG – Hugh McGuinness
Aethes promptana
- LG – Hugh McGuinness

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