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51a0151.1 – 3780   Aethes ringsi (Metzler, 1999)
             Rings' Aethes

[T] - Lynette Schimming
Distribution: AL, SC, NC, IA, IN, MO, AR, OK, (Brown 2019).
Holotype: Newton Co., IN.
Field Marks:
See Metzler, 1999.
Genitalia: See Metzler, 1999.
Similar Species:
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Synonymy: Cochylis ringsi 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 (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:AAJ0621 - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification.
  • Brown, J.W., 2019. New genera, new species, and new combinations in new world Cochylina (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae: Tortricinae). Zootaxa, 4671(2): 195-222.
  • 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
- holotype - LG(cc) U. S. National Museum

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