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Species Carmenta verecunda - Hodges#2615

Carmenta verecunda (Henry Edwards) - Carmenta verecunda - male Possible Carmenta sp. moth - high plains priaire  - Chico Basin Ranch, Pueblo County on 25July19 - Carmenta verecunda Black and white moth? - Carmenta verecunda Black and white moth? - Carmenta verecunda
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Sesioidea (Clearwing Moths)
Family Sesiidae (Clearwing Moths)
Subfamily Sesiinae
Tribe Synanthedonini
Genus Carmenta
Species verecunda (Carmenta verecunda - Hodges#2615)
Hodges Number
2615
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carmenta verecunda (Hy. Edwards, 1881)
Aegeria verecunda Hy. Edwards, 1881
Sesia verecunda
Synanthedon verecunda
* phylogenetic sequence #081625
Explanation of Names
Specific name verecunda from Latin meaning "shy or modest."
Size
Forewing length 5-9 mm. (1)
Identification
Adult - see Duckworth & Eichlin in Print References.
Range
Manitoba to Washington, south to Oklahoma, western Texas, the mountains of Arizona and the Sierra Nevadas of California. (1)
Food
Have been reared on the roots of western stoneseed (Lithospermum ruderale, Boraginaceae). (1)
Print References
Beuttenmüller, W. 1901. Monograph of the Sesiidae of America, north of Mexico. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 1(6): 312-313, pl.32, f.26f (2)
Duckworth, W.D & T.D. Eichlin 1978. The Clearwing Moths of California (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). California Department Of Food and Agriculture Occasional Papers in Entomology 27: 1-80, f.1-40, pl.1-8 (PDF) (1)
Edwards, Hy. 1881. New genera and new species of the family Aegeridae. Papilio 1(10): 190-191
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 190: 74-76, pl.22, f.130 (3)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl.14.12m, p.125 (4)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.The Clearwing Moths of California (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae).
W. Donald Duckworth & Thomas D. Eichlin. 1978. California Department Of Food and Agriculture Occasional Papers in Entomology 27: 1-80, f.1-40, pl.1-8.
2.Monograph of the Sesiidae of America, north of Mexico.
William Beutenmüller. 1901. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 1(6): 218-352, pl.29-36.
3.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.
4.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.