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51a0149.1 – 3759.2   Aethes rana (Busck, 1907)

Greg Raterman
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Synonymy: Phalonia rana Busck, 1907
Phalonia funesta Meyrick, 1912
Taxonomic Notes: Aethes rana: This species was number 3846 in Hodges et al. (1983) (Checklist).
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - BIN: BOLD:ACN7528
  • Meyrick, E., 1912. On some impossible specific names in Micro-Lepidoptera. Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 48: 32-36.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Aethes rana
17mm – Jim Vargo
Aethes rana
18mm – Jim Vargo
Aethes rana
16mm – U. S. National Museum

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