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Species Aethes sexdentata - Hodges#3760.2

Tortricid Moth - Aethes sexdentata Six-toothed Aethes - Aethes sexdentata Tortricidae: Aethes sexdentata - Aethes sexdentata Hodges#3760.2 - Aethes sexdentata Small Moth - Aethes sexdentata Hodges#3760.2 - Aethes sexdentata Aethes sexdentata - male Aethes sexdentata
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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 Aethes
Species sexdentata (Aethes sexdentata - Hodges#3760.2)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Six-toothed Aethes (1)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aethes sexdentata Sabourin & Miller, 2002 (2)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin meaning "six-toothed," for the 4-12, but usually six, spines on the harpe of male genitalia. (2)
Forewing length 5.7-8.2 mm. (2)
Southeastern Canada and Northeastern United States. (1)
Holotype male: Grand Isle, Grand Isle County, Vermont, 7/27/1995 (M.S. Griggs (3)). (2)
Paratypes: Nova Scotia, Ontario, Quebec, Connecticut, Indiana, Illinois, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Minnesota, Nebraska, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Washington.
The larvae feed on Solidago sp. (Goldenrod). (2)
Print References
Sabourin, M., W.E. Miller, E.H. Metzler, & J.T. Vargo. 2002. Revised identities and new species of Aethes from midwestern North America (Tortricidae). Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society, 56(4): 225. (2)
Works Cited
1.Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America
David Beadle and Seabrooke Leckie. 2012. Houghton Mifflin.
2.Revised identities and new species of Aethes from midwestern North America (Tortricidae).
Michael Sabourin, William E. Miller, Eric H. Metzler, James T. Vargo. 2002. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 56(4): 216-233.
3.Moths and Butterflies of Vermont (Lepidoptera) A Faunal Checklist
J. R. Grehan, B. L. Parker, G. R. Nielsen, D. H. Miller, J. D. Hedbor, M. Sabourin, M. S. Griggs. 1995. Vermont Monitoring Cooperative Bulletin 116(1): 1-94.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems