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Species Carmenta anthracipennis - Blazingstar Borer Moth - Hodges#2592

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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 Carmenta
Species anthracipennis (Blazingstar Borer Moth - Hodges#2592)
Hodges Number
2592
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carmenta anthracipennis (Boisduval, 1875)
Carmenta sanborni Hy. Edwards, 1881 (185)
* phylogenetic sequence #080975
Explanation of Names
Anthracipennis is Greek for "charcoal wings." (1)
Size
Wingspan: ♂ 17-20, ♀ 18-22 mm. (2)
Forewing length 7-10 mm. (3)
Range
Eastern two thirds of the US and southern Canada. (3)
Food
Larvae bore in the roots of blazing star (Liatris, Asteraceae). (3)
Print References
Brown, L.N. & R.F. Mizell, III 1993. The Clearwing Borers of Florida (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). Tropical Lepidoptera 4(4): 1-21 (PDF) (3)
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. USNM Bulletin 190: 47-48, pl.19, f.110 (f.111 male of syn. C. sanborni) (2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.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.
3.The Clearwing Borers of Florida (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae).
Larry N. Brown & Russel F. Mizell, III. 1993. Tropical Lepidoptera 4(4): 1-21.