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620137.003780Aethes ringsi – Rings' Aethes Moth – (Metzler, 1999)

[T] - Lynette Schimming
Distribution: AL, SC, NC, IA, IN, MO, AR, OK, Zootaxa, 4671(2): 217.
Field Marks:
See Metzler, 1999.
Genitalia: See Metzler, 1999.
Taxonomic Notes: Aethes ringsi (Metzler, 1999), n. sp., Great Lakes Ent. 32: 191. This species was formerly in the genus Cochylis and transferred to Aethes in Brown (2019), Zootaxa, 4671(2): 217.
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: some specimens may not be sequenced and DNA barcode does not ensure correct identification.
  • Brown, J.W., 2019. New genera, new species, and new combinations in new world Cochylina (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Tortricinae). Zootaxa, 4671(2): 195222.
  • Metzler, E.H., 1999. Two New Species of Cochylini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Tortricinae) From the Eastern United States. The Great Lakes Entomologist, 32(3) 185-197.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Aethes ringsi
11mm – Jim Vargo
Aethes ringsi
LG – John W. Brown
Aethes ringsi
Mississippi Entomological Museum
Aethes ringsi
- 15mm – U. S. National Museum
Aethes ringsi
- 12mm – U. S. National Museum

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