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Species Synanthedon bolteri - Northern Willow Clearwing - Hodges#2559

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Classification
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 Synanthedon
Species bolteri (Northern Willow Clearwing - Hodges#2559)
Hodges Number
2559
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Synanthedon bolteri (Hy. Edwards, 1883)
Aegeria bolteri Hy. Edwards, 1883
Sesia bolteri
Conopia bolteri
* phylogenetic sequence #080100
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Mr. A. Bolter, who collected the first specimens.
Size
Wingspan: ♂ 15-18 mm, 18-20 mm. (1)
Range
Temperate North America to the Arctic zone. Throughout the Canadian provinces, the Yukon and Alaska, New York to Wasington. (1), (2)
Food
Associated with abnormal growths on low growing willows (Salix) damagad by beetles. (1)
Life Cycle
See Solomon in Print References.
Remarks
Responds well to Z-ODDA pheromone baits - 99:1 (E,Z)-2,13-ODDA/(Z,Z)-3,13-ODDA (Taft, 2005).
Print References
Beutenmüller, W. 1901. Monograph of the Sesiidae of America, north of Mexico. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 1(6): 290, pl.32, f.32 (3)
Edwards, Hy. 1883. New species of Aegeriadae. Papilio 3(7-10): 155
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 190: 84-85 (1)
Solomon, J.D. 1995. Guide to insect borers in North American broadleaf trees and shrubs. USDA Forest Service Agriculture Handbook AH-706: 93-94 (download menu) (2)
Taft, W.H. 2005. Synanthedon bolteri (Sesiidae) in Michigan. Journal of the Lepidopterists' Society 59(4): 235-236, f.1-2
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.
3.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.