Moths of Southeastern Arizona:

Sesiidae ( Clear-wing Moths )

Melittia gloriosa

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(list VERY preliminary and still in progress)

Last updated: 8 April 2007

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Sesiidae [47 Species listed, 12 figured]

Much thanks to Tom Eichlin for a complete revision of this section.

References:

  1. Eichlin and Duckworth (1988), Fascicle 5.1 of The Moths of American North of Mexico [Contains figures of all listed species of Sesiidae]
  2. Eichlin, 1989. Western Hemisphere clearwing moths of the subfamily Paranthreninae. Entomography 6: 159-212.
  3. Eichlin, 1998. Western Hemisphere clearwing moths of the tribe Osminiini. Holarctic Lepidoptera 5: 23-33.

Figure of unidentified SE Arizona Sesiidae (live, not pinned)

Subfamily Tinthiinae

  1. Sophona greenfieldi Eichlin 1986
  2. Sophona snellingi Eichlin 1986
  3. Zenodoxus canescens [ MONA 2514 ]
  4. Zenodoxus mexicanus [ MONA 2517 ]
  5. Zenodoxus palmii [ MONA 2518 ]
  6. Zenodoxus rubens [ MONA 2519 ]

Subfamily Paranthreninae

  1. Paranthrene dollii [ MONA 2523 ]
  2. Paranthrene fenestrata [ MONA 2525 ]
  3. Paranthrene robiniae [ MONA 2526 ]
  4. Vitaceae cupressi [ MONA 2529 ]
  5. Euhagena emphytiformis [ MONA 2534 ]

Subfamily Sesiinae

Tribe Melittiini

  1. ! Melittia calabaza [ MONA 2537 ]
  2. Melittia snowii [ MONA 2538 ]
  3. !! Melittia grandis [ MONA 2539 ]
  4. !! Melittia gloriosa [ MONA 2540 ]

Tribe Sesiini

  1. Sesia tibialis [ MONA 2543 ]

Tribe Osminiini

  1. Calasesia coccinea [ MONA 2544 ]
  2. Osminia ruficornis [ MONA 2545 ]
  3. Osminia donahueorum [ MONA 2545.1 ]
  4. Osminia bicornicolis

Tribe Synanthedonini

  1. Synanthedon rileyana [ MONA 2552 ]
  2. Synanthedon arizonensis [ MONA 2574 ]
  3. Synanthedon bibionipennis [ MONA 2576 ]
  4. Synanthedon polygoni [ MONA 2581 ]
  5. Western Peachtree Borer (Synanthedon exitionsa) [ MONA 2583 ]
  6. Palmia praecedens [ MONA 2587 ]
  7. Carmenta apache [ MONA 2593 ]
  8. Carmenta arizonae [ MONA 2594 ]
  9. Carmenta auritincta [ MONA 2595 ]
  10. Carmenta engelhardti [ MONA 2598]
  11. Carmenta giliae [ MONA 2599 ]
  12. Carmenta ithacae [ MONA 2600 ]
  13. Carmenta mariona [ MONA 2601 ]
  14. Carmenta mimuli [ MONA 2602 ]
  15. Carmenta pallene [ MONA 2605 ]
  16. Mistletoe borer (Carmenta phoradendri) [ MONA 2606 ]
  17. Carmenta prosopis [ MONA 2607 ]
  18. Carmenta querci [ MONA 2609 ]
  19. Carmenta rubricincta [ MONA 2610 ]
  20. Carmenta subaerea [ MONA 2611 ]
  21. Mistletoe stem borer (Carmenta tecta) [ MONA 2613 ]
  22. Carmenta tildeni Eichlin 1995
  23. Carmenta verecunda [ MONA 2615 ]
  24. Carmenta wellerae [ MONA 2617 ]
  25. Carmenta wielgusi
  26. Penstemonia edwardsii [ MONA 2620 ]
  27. Penstemonia pappi
  28. Alcathoe pepsioides [ MONA 2624 ]
  29. Hymenoclea palmii [ MONA 2626 ]


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