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640085.002540Melittia gloriosa Edwards, 1880 – Glorious Squash Vine Borer

Jeff Gruber
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Synonymy: Melittia gloriosa Edwards, 1880
Melittia barnesi Dalla Torre, 1925
Melittia lindseyi Barnes & Benjamin, 1925
Melittia superba Barnes & Lindsey, 1922
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Engelhardt, G.P., 1946. The North American clear-wing moths of the family Aegeridae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 190: 188.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 13.20f, 13.21m; p. 124. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Melittia gloriosa
f. – Gary Anweiler
Melittia gloriosa
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Melittia gloriosa
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Melittia gloriosa
m. – William Taft & Mich. St. Univ.

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