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51a0128.1 – 3754.1   Aethes angustana (Clemens, 1860)

David Reed
Distribution: Type locality (angustana): Pennsylvania.
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Synonymy: Lozopera? angustana Clemens, 1860
Conchylis augustana Powell, 1983
Conchylis dorsimaculana Robinson, 1869
Taxonomic Notes: Aethes angustana (Clemens, 1860), misspelled as augustana in Hodges et al. (1983), includes as a synonym dorsimaculana Robinson, 1869, an unjustified replacement name, in the same work. This species was number 3808 in Hodges.
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  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAC5446 - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification.
  • Clemens, B., 1860. Contributions to American lepidopterology. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 12: 354.
  • Robinson, C.T., 1869. Notes on American Tortricidae. Transactions of the American Entomological Society, 2: 285.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Aethes angustana
Mark Dreiling [T]
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Mark Dreiling - DNA
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Bo Zaremba
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15mm – Jim Vargo
Aethes angustana
17mm – U. S. National Museum

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