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55a0063 – 2524   Paranthrene tabaniformis (Rottemburg, 1775)
             European Poplar Clearwing

© Tom Murray
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Synonymy: Sphinx tabaniformis Rottemburg, 1775
Sphinx asiliformis [Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775
Sesia crabroniformis Laspeyres, 1801
Albuna denotata Edwards, 1882
Paranthrene oslari Engelhardt, 1946
Sphinx rhingiaeformis Hübner, 1790
Paranthrene sangaica Bartel, 1912
Sphinx serratiformis Freyer, 1842
Sphinx sesia Gmelin, 1790
Aegeria tricincta Harris, 1839
Sphinx vespiformis of authors not Newman, 1832
  • 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: 137.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Paranthrene tabaniformis
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Paranthrene tabaniformis
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Paranthrene tabaniformis
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Paranthrene tabaniformis
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