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Species Synanthedon viburni - Viburnum Clearwing - Hodges#2556

Lesser Peach Tree Borer? - Synanthedon viburni Lesser Peach Tree Borer? - Synanthedon viburni - male - female Viburnum Borer - Synanthedon viburni - male synanthedon viburni or fatifera? - Synanthedon viburni - female mosquito? - Synanthedon viburni mosquito? - Synanthedon viburni Synanthedon viburni - male
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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 viburni (Viburnum Clearwing - Hodges#2556)
Hodges Number
2556
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Synanthedon viburni Engelhardt, 1925
* phylogenetic sequence #080025
Explanation of Names
Viburni named for its host genus (Viburnum).
Size
Wingspan: ♂ 16-18 mm, ♀ 18-22 mm. (1)
Larva to about 15 mm. (2)
Identification
Larva - body pinkish white to dark pink with reddish brown head. (2)
Range
Known from Nova Scotia, Ontario and New York south to Virginia, west to Illinois and Wisconsin. Records from Colorado. (2)
Type Location: Woodhaven, Long Island, New York.
Food
Larvae feed on the cones and bore under bark of southern arrowwood (Viburnum dentatum, Caprifoliaceae). (1)
See Also
Synanthedon fatifera
Print References
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 190: 96-97, pl.23, f.142 (1)
Solomon, J.D. 1995. Guide to insect borers in North American broadleaf trees and shrubs. USDA Forest Service Agriculture Handbook AH-706: 94-96, f.37 (Download Options) (2)
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.Guide to insect borers in North American broadleaf trees and shrubs
Solomon, J.D. 1995. USDA Forest Service Agriculture Handbook. 735 pp.