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Species Carmenta apache - Hodges#2593

Carmenta apache Engelhardt - Carmenta apache - male
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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 apache (Carmenta apache - Hodges#2593)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carmenta apache Engelhardt, 1946 (1)
* phylogenetic sequence #081000
Wingspan 20 mm. (1)
This uncommon clearwing is known only from Arizona. It is known from fewer than 2 dozen specimens although it may be locally abundant (William Taft). (2)
Type Location: Prescott, Arizona.
Print References
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. USNM Bulletin 190: 54-55, pl.20, f.114 (1)
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.Carmenta apache Engelhardt