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Species Carmenta corni - Hodges#2597

Carmenta corni Red-tufted window moth - Carmenta corni Maple Callus Borer? - Carmenta corni Maple Callus Borer? - Carmenta corni Red Maple Borer  - Carmenta corni - female carmenta corni - Carmenta corni
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Cossoidea (Carpenter and Clearwing Moths)
Family Sesiidae (Clearwing Moths)
Subfamily Sesiinae
Tribe Synanthedonini
Genus Carmenta
Species corni (Carmenta corni - Hodges#2597)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Sésie de l’aster - En français… Ilze V-G.
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carmenta corni (Hy. Edwards, 1881)
Aegeria corni Hy. Edwards, 1881
Synanthedon corni
* phylogenetic sequence #081125
Explanation of Names
The name Corni derives from the host plant erroneously associated with this moth at the time of description (Cornus sericea, redosier dogwood).
Wingspan: ♂ 15-18 mm, ♀ 18-24 mm. (1)
Eastern United States and possibly southeastern Canada. (2)
Larvae initially bore basal stalks and then feed their way down through the roots of parasol whitetop (Doellingeria umbellata, Asteraceae). (1)
Life Cycle
See Engelhardt in Print References.
See Also
Synanthedon acerrubri
Print References
Edwards, Hy. 1881. New Genera and new species of the family Aegeridae. Papilio 1(10): 190
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. USNM Bulletin 190: 71-73, pl.21, f.127-128 (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae.
George P. Engelhardt. 1946. United States National Museum Bulletin 190: 1-222, pl.1-32.
2.North American Moth Photographers Group