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51a0134.1 – 3755.3   Aethes deutschiana (Zetterstedt, 1839)

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Distribution: Europe and northern Canada - BOLD.
MPG Map includes specimens of A. deutschiana of authors.
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Synonymy: Tortrix deutschiana Zetterstedt, 1939
Conchylis chalcana Packard, 1867
Aethes fuscostriana Razowski, 1997
Lozopera fuscostrigana Clemens, 1864
Cochylis lutulentana Herrich-Schäffer, 1856
Taxonomic Notes: Aethes deutschiana (Zetterstedt, 1840) is listed as extralimital (Palearctic) with specimens from the US and southern Canada, previously treated as A. deutschiana, regarded as one or more cryptic species in Gilligan et al. (2020), Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59. But specimens from northern Canada have DNA barcodes matching those of A. deutschiana from Europe so we continue to treat this species as Holarctic.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Gilligan, T.M., J.W. Brown, J, Baixeras, 2020. Immigrant Tortricidae: Holarctic versus Introduced Species in North America. Insects, 11(9), 594: 1-59.
  • Pohl, G.R., J-F. Landry, B.C. Schmidt, J.D. Lafontaine, J.T. Troubridge, A.D. Macaulay, E. van Nieukerken, J.R. deWaard, J.J. Dombroskie, J. Klymko, V. Nazari, K. Stead, 2018. Annotated checklist of the moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera) of Canada and Alaska. Pensoft, 1-580; PDF, Hardback.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 20.1m; p. 158. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Zetterstedt, J.W., 1840 [1839]. Ordo VI. Lepidoptera. Insecta Lapponica, (4): 981.
Aethes deutschiana
nr. deutschiana - CO - © Van Truan
Aethes deutschiana
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Aethes deutschiana
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Aethes deutschiana
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