Biology:Aethes louisiana

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Short description: Species of moth

Aethes louisiana
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Aethes
A. louisiana
Binomial name
Aethes louisiana
(Busck, 1907)[1][2]
  • Phalonia louisiana Busck, 1907

Aethes louisiana is a species of moth of the family Tortricidae. It is found in the United States, where it has been recorded from Missouri, Illinois and Indiana .[3]

The wingspan is 16–17 millimetres (0.63–0.67 in). The forewings are light shining straw coloured, overlaid with golden yellow and with two dark golden brown fasciae at the base. The hindwings are dark fuscous.[4] Adults are on wing from May to June.


  2. Moth Photographers Group
  3. Aethes at funet
  4. Busck, A. (1907). "A review of the tortricid subfamily Phaloniinae with descriptions of new American species". Journal of the New York Entomological Society (New York Entomological Society) 15 (1): 22. // 

Wikidata ☰ Q15641546 entry