Aethes cnicana

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Aethes cnicana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Tortricidae
Genus: Aethes
Species: A. cnicana
Binomial name
Aethes cnicana
(Westwood, 1854)[1]
  • Argyrolepia cnicana Westwood, in Wood, 1854
  • Phalonia arcticana Brandt, 1937

Aethes cnicana is a moth of the family Tortricidae. It was described by Westwood in 1854. It is found in Europe, China (Beijing, Heilongjiang, Inner Mongolia, Jilin, Liaoning, Tianjin), Japan, Korea and Russia.[2]

The wingspan is 14–17 millimetres (0.55–0.67 in). The moth flies from May to July and are often attracted to light.

The larvae feed on Cirsium.


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