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Species Aethes angustana - Aethes angustana species group - Hodges#3754.1

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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 angustana (Aethes angustana species group - Hodges#3754.1)
Hodges Number
3754.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Aethes angustana (Clemens, 1860)
Lozopera ? angustana Clemens, 1860 (1)
Phtheochroa augustana
Aethes augustana
Conchylis dorsimaculana Robinson, 1869 (2)
Explanation of Names
Specific epithet from Latin angusta meaning "narrow."
Size
Wingspan 14-15 mm. (3)
Range
Records from the eastern half of the United States and southeastern Canada. (4)
Type locality: Pennsylvania.
Food
Larval host is willow (Salix). (5)
Remarks
Michael Sabourin, Referee for Cochylini at Moth Photographers Group, informs me that "mymara tends to be slightly paler than angustana, but they are not readily separated without disection."
This species was number 3808 in the 1983 Hodges Checklist.
Print References
Clemens, B., 1860. Contributions to American lepidopterology - No. 6. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 354. (1)
Works Cited
1.Contributions to American lepidopterology - No. 6.
Brackenridge Clemens. 1860. Proceedings of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 12: 345-362.
2.Notes on American Tortricidae.
Coleman T. Robinson. 1869. Transactions of the American Entomological Society 2: 261-288.
3.Cochylini (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) of Canada
Razowski, J. 1997. Acta Zoologica Cracoviensia. 40(1):107-163.
4.North American Moth Photographers Group
5.HOSTS - The Hostplants and Caterpillars Database
6.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems