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Species Sophona snellingi - Hodges#2513.2

Sophona snellingi Eichlin - Sophona snellingi - male
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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 Tinthiinae
Tribe Tinthiini
Genus Sophona
Species snellingi (Sophona snellingi - Hodges#2513.2)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sophona snellingi Eichlin, 1986
* phylogenetic sequence #078800
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Roy. R. Snelling (1934-2008), ant specialist and longtime curator at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
Forewing length 11-12 mm. (1)
Adult - see Eichlin (p.135, f.3) in Print References. (1)
Known from southwestern New Mexico, southern Arizona and Baja California, Mexico. (2), (1)
Type Location: Baja California, Mexico.
Print References
Eichlin, T.D. 1992. Clearwing Moths of Baja California, Mexico (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). Tropical Lepidoptera 3(2): 135-150 (PDF) (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Clearwing Moths of Baja California, Mexico (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae).
Thomas D. Eichlin. 1992. Tropical Lepidoptera 3(2): 135-150.
2.Sophona snellingi Eichlin