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Species Carmenta auritincta - Arizona Clearwing Moth - Hodges#2595

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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 auritincta (Arizona Clearwing Moth - Hodges#2595)
Hodges Number
2595
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carmenta auritincta (Engelhardt, 1925)
Synanthenon auritincta Engelhardt, 1925
* phylogenetic sequence #081075
Explanation of Names
Auritincta is Latin for "gold-tinged."
Size
Wingspan: ♂ 16 mm, ♀ 16-21 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - see Engelhardt in Print References.
Range
This moth has been collected in southeastern Arizona and northern Mexico.
Print References
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. USNM Bulletin 190: 70-71, pl.21, f.125-126 (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.