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Tortricidae
51a0156.1n – 3761   Aethes sonorae (Walsingham, 1884)
             Streaked Aethes

[T] Jim Eckert
Distribution: Type locality: Sonora, Mexico.
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Synonymy: Conchylis sonorae Walsingham, 1884
Taxonomic Notes: Aethes sonorae (Walsingham, 1884) was added to the list some time prior to 2014 without explanation. It is listed as excluded by Gilligan & Brown (in Pohl & Nanz (eds.) 2023). However, a specimen from Arizona exists in the NMNH (Hugh McGuiness, pers. comm. 2024) and the species may be represented by BOLD:ACE4290, a BIN group with specimens from AZ. This species is retained pending further work.
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:ACE4290
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Walsingham, L.T.d.G., 1884. X. North American Tortricidae. Transactions of the Entomological Society of London, 1884: 130.
Aethes sonorae
13mm – U. S. National Museum

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