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51a0146.1 – 3758.3   Aethes obliquana (Kearfott, 1907)
Distribution Data for Aethes obliquana
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Distribution: Type locality: Black Mountains, NC; Hastings, FL; Winnipeg, MB.
Field Marks:
Wingspan: 20-22mm.
See Kearfott, 1907:163; pl. 8, fig. 12
Similar Species:
  • Aethes bomonana (Kearfott, 1907) is smaller, WS: 14-16mm.
  • Aethes triassumenta Pogue, 2019.
  • The identities of obliquana and bomonana are unclear and may require further revision.
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phalonia obliquana Kearfott, 1907
Aethes obliquna Razowski, 2000
Taxonomic Notes: Aethes obliquana (Kearfott, 1907) was number 3841 in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist).
  • Kearfott, W.D., 1907. Microlepidoptera from the Black Mountain region of North Carolina, with descriptions of new species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 23: 163; pl. 8, fig. 12.
Aethes obliquana
William D. Kearfott
Aethes obliquana
- 19mm [T] – U. S. National Museum
Aethes obliquana
- 19mm [T] – U. S. National Museum

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