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Species Cochylis ringsi - Rings' Cochylid Moth - Hodges#3780

Cochylis ringsi Ring's Cochylid, 3780 - Cochylis ringsi Rings' Cochylid Moth - Cochylis ringsi Cochylis ringsi Cochylis or Aethes - Cochylis ringsi  Rings' Cochylid Moth - Cochylis ringsi Rings' Cochylid Moth - Cochylis ringsi Rings' Cochylid - Cochylis ringsi
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Tortricoidea (Tortricid Moths)
Family Tortricidae (Tortricid Moths)
Subfamily Tortricinae
Tribe Cochylini
Genus Cochylis
Species ringsi (Rings' Cochylid Moth - Hodges#3780)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Cochylis ringsi Metzler, 2000 (1)(2)
Forewing length: (1)
♂ 4.5 - 7.3 mm.
♀ 5 - 5.7 mm.
Original description is online in PDF. (1)
Iowa and Texas to Maryland and Florida(3). (4), (5)
Peterson Field Guide lists the range as southeastern Canada and northeastern United States. (6)
Type locality: USA: Indiana, Newton Co., 41°6.42'N, 87 °26.25'W, Conrad Savanna. (7)
Moth Photographers Group - large map with some distribution data.
Most records are from April to September. (4)
Larval host is unknown. (5), (6)
See Also
Most often confused with the two species below. (1)

Print References
Metzler, E.H. 2000. Two new species of Cochylini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) from the eastern United States. Great Lakes Entomologist. 32(3): 191. (1)
Internet References
Smithsonian collection (The secondary popup screen with the photo is often slow)