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55a0093 – 2552   Synanthedon rileyana (Edwards, 1881)
             Riley's Clearwing

Bob Moul
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Albuna rileyana Edwards, 1881
Carmenta austini Englehardt, 1946
Aegeria brunneipennis Edwards, 1881
Aegeria hyperici Edwards, 1881
  • 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: 43.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Synanthedon rileyana
Bob Moul
Synanthedon rileyana
Edward Trammel - f.
Synanthedon rileyana
Bob Moul
Synanthedon rileyana
23mm – Jim Vargo
Synanthedon rileyana
- 20mm – Mississippi Entomological Museum
Synanthedon rileyana
- Type (austini, syn.) - LG – U.S. Nat'l. Museum
Synanthedon rileyana
William Taft & Mich. St. Univ.

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