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Species Synanthedon canadensis - Hodges#2560

Synanthedon canadensis - male Moth - Synanthedon canadensis
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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 Synanthedon
Species canadensis (Synanthedon canadensis - Hodges#2560)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Synanthedon canadensis Duckworth & Eichlin, 1973
* phylogenetic sequence #080125
Forewing length 7-8 mm. (1)
Adult - orange anal tuft easily distinguish this moth. (1)
There are only a few records from British Columbia, Alberta, and Utah.
Type Location: Waterton, Alberta.
See Also
Synanthedon richardsi - males have orange anal tuft restricted to the base and pale yellow on the antennae.
Synanthedon fulvipes - no orange anal tuft.
Print References
Duckworth, W.D & T.D. Eichlin 1973. New species of clearwing moths (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) from North America. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 75(2): 157-158 (1)
Macaulay, D. 2008. Survey of the Lepidoptera fauna in the Willmore Wilderness Area. Alberta Lepidopterists' Guild. p.13 (PDF)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.New species of Clearwing Moths (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) from North America.
W. Donald Duckworth & Thomas D. Eichlin. 1973. Proceedings of the Washington Entomological Society 75(2): 150-159.