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55a0057 – 2513   Pennisetia marginatum (Harris, 1839)
             Raspberry Crown Borer

Edna Woodward
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Trochilium marginatum Harris, 1839
Bembecia albicoma Hulst, 1883
Sesia flavipes Hulst, 1881
Aegeria odyneripennis Walker, 1856
Aegeria pleciaeformis Walker, 1856
Aegeria rubi Riley, 1874
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Engelhardt, G.P., 1946. The North American clear-wing moths of the family Aegeridae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 190: 192.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Harris, T.W., 1839. Descriptive catalogue of the North American insects belonging to the Linnaean genus Sphinx in the cabinet of Thaddeus William Harris. The American Journal of Science and Arts, 36: 309.
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 12.41f; p. 123. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Pennisetia marginatum
Anthony W. Thomas - f.
Pennisetia marginatum
Anthony W. Thomas - m.
Pennisetia marginatum
Tom Murray
Pennisetia marginatum
Patrick Coin
Pennisetia marginatum
Davie Rolnick
Pennisetia marginatum
Tom Murray
Pennisetia marginatum
f. – Anthony W. Thomas
Pennisetia marginatum
m. – Anthony W. Thomas
Pennisetia marginatum
CalPhotos – Jerry Powell
Pennisetia marginatum
27mm – Jim Vargo
Pennisetia marginatum
Phil Huntley-Franck

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