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640139.002596Carmenta bassiformis (Walker, 1856) – Ironweed Clearwing Moth

Steve Nanz
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Synonymy: Aegeria bassiformis Walker, 1856
Aegeria aureopurpura Edwards, 1880
Aegeria bolli Edwards, 1881
Aegeria bollii Smith, 1891
Aegeria consimilis Edwards, 1881
Aegeria eupatorii Edwards, 1881
Aegeria imitata Edwards, 1881
Trochilium lustrans Grote, 1880
Aegeria sexfasciata Edwards, 1881
  • 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: 62.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Carmenta bassiformis
Stephen Cresswell
Carmenta bassiformis
William Taft & Mich. St. Univ.

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