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Species Osminia donahueorum - Hodges#2545.1

Osminia donahueorum Duckworth and Eichlin - Osminia donahueorum Osminia donahueorum Duckworth and Eichlin - Osminia donahueorum
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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 Osminiini
Genus Osminia
Species donahueorum (Osminia donahueorum - Hodges#2545.1)
Hodges Number
2545.1
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Osminia donahueorum Duckworth & Eichlin, 1983
* phylogenetic sequence #079725
Explanation of Names
Named for Kathy and Julian Donahue, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, in recognition of their discovery of the species.
Size
Forewing length 4-7 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - see Duckworth & Eichlin in Print References.
Range
Known only from southern Arizona. (2), (1)
Type Location: Bog Spring Camp Ground, Madera Canyon, Santa Cruz County, Arizona.
Season
Limited records of adults from August and October. (2)
Food
Adults have been found in association with anil falso (Coursetia caribaea, Fabaceae) but this plant has not been confirmed as the larval host. (1)
Remarks
These tiny and uncommon clearwing moths sit on a small legumes (Coursetia caribaea) found under the live oaks on the side hills of Madera Canyon in early August (William H. Taft). (3)
Print References
Duckworth, W.D & T.D. Eichlin 1983. Revision of the Clearwing Moth genus Osminia (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 361: 1-15, f.1-27 (PDF) (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1. Revision of the Clearwing Moth genus Osminia (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae).
W. Donald Duckworth & Thomas D. Eichlin. 1983. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 361: 1-15, f.1-27 .
2.North American Moth Photographers Group
3.Osminia donahueorum Duckworth and Eichlin