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Species Carmenta wildishorum - Hodges#2614.1

Carmenta wildishorum Taft & Cognato - Carmenta wildishorum - male Sesiid moth - Carmenta wildishorum - male Sesiid moth - Carmenta wildishorum - female
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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 wildishorum (Carmenta wildishorum - Hodges#2614.1)
Hodges Number
2614.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carmenta wildishorum Taft & Cognato, 2017
Range
This is a new Carmenta species collected at high altitude along the Cimarron River by William Taft using pheromone traps (Zootaxa 4337 (3): 436–444). The closest relative is Carmenta texana from Florida and Texas.