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Species Carmenta armasata - Hodges#2594.1

Carmenta armasata - female clearwing ovipositing - Carmenta armasata - female clearwing ovipositing - Carmenta armasata - female orange wasp - Carmenta armasata 2594.1 - Carmenta armasata Sesioidea - Carmenta armasata moth - Carmenta armasata moth - Carmenta armasata
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Sesioidea (Clearwing Moths)
Family Sesiidae (Clearwing Moths)
Subfamily Sesiinae
Tribe Synanthedonini
Genus Carmenta
Species armasata (Carmenta armasata - Hodges#2594.1)
Hodges Number
2594.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carmenta armasata (Druce)
Orig. Comb: Aegeria armasata Druce, 1892
* phylogenetic sequence #081050
Range
NM-TX / Mex. (MPG)
Type Location: Durango, Mexico.
Season
Sep-Nov (MPG)(1)
Food
Observed ovipositing on native Lantana in mid-October in Austin, TX, laying eggs at the lowest point of new growth that was green, just above the woody stems. (2)
Remarks
First described from northern Mexico but has since been collected in San Antonio, Texas and other Texas locations. They are rare in collections but may only be rarely collected due to the late flight date (William H. Taft). (3)
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