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Genus Aethes

Micro Moth - Aethes sexdentata Aethes atomosana Aethes louisiana - Aethes - male Tiny tan and gold banded moth - Aethes argentilimitana Pennsylvania Moth - Aethes interruptofasciata Moth - Aethes Unidentified moth - Aethes promptana Aethes angulatana? - Aethes
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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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aethes Billberg, 1820
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet is Greek ἀήθης meaning "unusual, strange" (Wiktionary).
Numbers
There are 34 named species in North America north of Mexico. (1)
Range
Known from all regions except Australia. (2)
Print References
Billberg, G.J., 1820. Enumeratio insectorum in Museo, p.90.
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Cochylini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) of Canada
Razowski, J. 1997. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia. 40(1):107-163.