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Species Zenodoxus palmii - Hodges#2518

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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 Tinthiinae
Tribe Tinthiini
Genus Zenodoxus
Species palmii (Zenodoxus palmii - Hodges#2518)
Hodges Number
2518
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Zenodoxus palmii (Neumoegen, 1891)
Larunda palmii Neumoegen, 1891
Paranthrene palmii
Paranthrene palmiana
* phylogenetic sequence #078925
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of Mr. Charles Palm, the author's friend.
Size
Forewing length 7-15 mm. (1)
Wingspan: ♂ 25 mm, ♀ 27 mm. (2)
Range
Eastern Washington and Oregon, south into extreme southeastern California, Arizona and Texas. (1)
Type Location: Southern Arizona.
Season
Adults fly July to early October. (1)
Food
Larvae feed on the roots of desert globemallow (Sphaeralcea ambigua, Malvaceae), gray globemallow (S. incana), Munro's globemallow (S. munroana), Lozano's false Indianmallow (Pseudabutilon lozanii, Malvaceae). Heinrich reported the larvae feeding at the base of the host plant stems, rather than roots. (1), (3)
Print References
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)
Eichlin, T.D. 1992. Clearwing Moths of Baja California, Mexico (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). Tropical Lepidoptera 3(2): 135-150 (PDF) (4)
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. USNM Bulletin 190: 197 (2)
Heinrich, C. 1921. Some Lepidoptera Likely To Be Confused with the Pink Bollworm. Journal of Agricultural Research 20(11): 826-827 (3)
Neumoegen, B. 1891. Some new and beautiful Aegeriadae. Entomological news, and proceedings of the Entomological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 2(6): 108-109
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.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.
3.Some Lepidoptera Likely To Be Confused with the Pink Bollworm
Heinrich, Carl. 1921. Journal of Agricultural Research. v. 20, no. 10, pp. 820-821.
4.Clearwing Moths of Baja California, Mexico (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae).
Thomas D. Eichlin. 1992. Tropical Lepidoptera 3(2): 135-150.