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Species Aethes smeathmanniana - Smeathmann's Aethes Moth - Hodges#3760.3

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Classification
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 smeathmanniana (Smeathmann's Aethes Moth - Hodges#3760.3)
Hodges Number
3760.3
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aethes smeathmanniana (Fabricius, 1781)
Pyralis smeathmanniana Fabricius, 1781
Phalonia smeathmanniana
Conchylis smeathmanniana
Tortrix fabriciana Hübner, 1799
Cochylis biviana Duponchel, 1842
Cochylis stachydana Herrich-Schäffer, 1851
Conchylis scissana Walker, 1863
Conchylis smeathmanniana ab. achromata Skala, 1936
Phalonia smeathmanniana f. obsoletella Dufrane, 1955
Phalonia smeathmanniana f. superbella Dufrane, 1955
Number 3755 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist.
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of English naturalist Henry Smeathman (1742–1786), who famously studied the insects of Sierra Leon with his botanist friend Andreas Berlin, one of the apostles of Carl Linnaeus. (1)
Size
Forewing length 6-7 mm. (2)
Range
Alaska to eastern California and Arizona. (2)
Type locality: "Anglia" (Great Britain, United Kingdom).
Food
Larvae feed from spun tubular shelters on inflorescences of various Asteraceae. (2)
Print References
Fabricius, J.C., 1781. Species insectorum, exhibentes eorum differentias specificas, synonyma auctorum, loca natalia, metamorphosin, adjectis observationibus, descriptionibus 2: 278.
Works Cited
1.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.
2.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.