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Species Carmenta mariona - Hodges#2601

Carmenta mariona - female Carmenta mariona - female Sesiidae - ? - Carmenta mariona Sesiidae - ? - Carmenta mariona Sesiidae - ? - Carmenta mariona
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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 mariona (Carmenta mariona - Hodges#2601)
Hodges Number
2601
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carmenta mariona (Beutenmüller, 1900)
Sesia mariona Beutenmüller, 1900
Synanthedon mariona
* phylogenetic sequence #081275
Size
Forewing length 7-10 mm. (1)
Wingspan 16-18 mm. (2)
Identification
Adult - see Engelhardt in Print References. (2)
Range
Known from Nebraska, Kansas, Colorado, Oklahoma, California, Arizona and New Mexico. (1), (3), (4)
Food
Larvae feed in the roots of Boraginaceae, including fiddleneck (Amsinckia) and narrowleaf stoneseed (Lithospermum incisum). (1)
Remarks
Carmenta mariona is one of the scarcest clearwing moths in collections.
Print References
Beutenmüller, W. 1900. Two new Sesiidae. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 8: 254
Beuttenmüller, W. 1901. Monograph of the Sesiidae of America, north of Mexico. Memoirs of the American Museum of Natural History 1(6): 308, pl.33, f.21f (5)
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 190: 31-32, pl.18, f.101-102 (2)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl.14.11m, p.125 (1)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
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.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Sesiidae - ?
5.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.