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Species Carmenta rubricincta - Hodges#2610

Carmenta rubricincta - male
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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 rubricincta (Carmenta rubricincta - Hodges#2610)
Hodges Number
2610
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Carmenta rubricincta (Beutenmüller, 1909)
Sesia rubricincta Beutenmüller, 1909
Synanthedon rubricincta
* phylogenetic sequence #081500
Explanation of Names
Rubricincta is Latin meaning "red-girdled." (1)
Size
Wingspan about 17 mm. (2)
Range
Southern Arizona. (3), (4)
Remarks
This is one of the rarest clearwing moths in the southwest. (4)
Print References
Beutenmüller, W. 1909. Descriptions of three new Sesiidae. Entomological news, and proceedings of the Entomological Section of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia 20(2): 84
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 190: 32, pl.19, f.103 (2)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
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.Carmenta rubricincta