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51a0135.1 – 3754   Aethes fernaldana (Walsingham, 1879)

(cc) Finn McGhee
Distribution: Type locality: Northern California and southern Oregon.
Field Marks:
An outwardly angled inner fascia from costal to dorsal margin encloses a basal costal patch; a poorly formed subterminal band from anal angle to apex.
Similar Species:
  • Aethes baloghi
  • Aethes patricia
  • Aethes seriatana
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Cochylis fernaldana Walsingham, 1879
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:ABX3788 - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification.
  • Walsingham, L.T.d.G., 1879. North-American Torticidae. Illustrations of typical specimens Lepidopters: Heterocera in the collection of the British Museum, 4: 27.
Aethes fernaldana
- syntype - LG(cc) U. S. National Museum

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