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Species Synanthedon rubrofascia - Tupelo Clearwing Moth - Hodges#2567

Can anyone I.D. this insect? - Synanthedon rubrofascia - male Synanthedon rubrofascia (Hy. Edwards) - Synanthedon rubrofascia - male Synanthedon rubrofascia Tupelo Clearwing Moth (Synanthedon rubrofascia) - Synanthedon rubrofascia Synanthedon rubrofascia Synanthedon rubrofascia
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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 Synanthedon
Species rubrofascia (Tupelo Clearwing Moth - Hodges#2567)
Hodges Number
2567
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Synanthedon rubrofascia (Hy. Edwards, 1881)
Aegeria rubrofascia Hy. Edwards, 1881
Sesia rubrofascia
* phylogenetic sequence #080300
Explanation of Names
Specific name rubrofascia is Latin meaning "red-banded." (1)
Size
Forewing length 8-11 mm. (2)
Wingspan: 26-36 mm. (3)
Larva to 18 mm. (4)
Range
Eastern half of the United States. Mostly seen in southern and eastern states where its host plant is commonly found. It has been collected as far north as Michigan and Massachusetts. (5), (2), (4)
Food
Larvae tunnel under the bark of large tupelo trees including blackgum (Nyssa sylvatica, Cornaceae). (2), (4)
Print References
Beutenmüller, W. 1901. Monograph of the Sesiidae of America, north of Mexico. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 1(6): 289-290, pl.33, f.6 (6)
Brown, L.N. & R.F. Mizell, III 1993. The Clearwing Borers of Florida (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). Tropical Lepidoptera 4(4): 1-21 (PDF) (2)
Edwards, Hy. 1881. New Genera and new species of the family Aegeridae. Papilio 1(10): 191
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 190: 123-124, pl.26, f.155-156 (3)
Solomon, J.D. 1995. Guide to insect borers in North American broadleaf trees and shrubs. USDA Forest Service Agriculture Handbook AH-706: 87-89, f.34 (download menu) (4)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.The Clearwing Borers of Florida (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae).
Larry N. Brown & Russel F. Mizell, III. 1993. Tropical Lepidoptera 4(4): 1-21.
3.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.
4.Guide to insect borers in North American broadleaf trees and shrubs
Solomon, J.D. 1995. USDA Forest Service Agriculture Handbook. 735 pp.
5.Can anyone I.D. this insect?
6.Monograph of the Sesiidae of America, north of Mexico.
William Beutenmüller. 1901. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 1(6): 218-352, pl.29-36.