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55a0124 – 2583   Synanthedon exitiosa (Say, 1823)
             Peachtree Borer

© Van Truan
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Synonymy: Aegeria exitiosa Say, 1823
Sanninoidea barnesii Beutenmüller, [1901] 1900
Sanninoidea edwardsii Beutenmüller, 1900
Aegeria fitchi Dalla Torre & Strand, 1925
Aegeria fitchii Edwards, 1882
Sciapteron graefi Edwards, 1881
Sannina luminosa Neumögen, 1894
Aegeria opalescens Edwards, 1881
Sannina pacifica Riley, 1891
Paranthrene pepsidiformis Hübner, 1831
Apis persica Thomas, 1824
Sesia xiphiaeformis Boisduval, [1875]
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness, not proof of identification, and some BOLD specimens shown may not be sequenced.
  • Beutenmüller, W., 1900. Two new Sesiidae. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 8(4): 254.
  • Engelhardt, G.P., 1946. The North American clear-wing moths of the family Aegeridae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 190: 10.
  • Factsheet at Florida Featured Creatures.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 14.2m, 14.3f; p. 125. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
Synanthedon exitiosa
© Patrick Coin - m.
Synanthedon exitiosa
© Richard Leung - f.
Synanthedon exitiosa
© Machele White
Synanthedon exitiosa
© Tom Murray - f.
Synanthedon exitiosa
© Ken Childs
Synanthedon exitiosa
25mm – © Rex Moore
Synanthedon exitiosa
© Wendell Snow, USDA-ARS,
Synanthedon exitiosa
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Synanthedon exitiosa
CalPhotos – © Jerry Powell
Synanthedon exitiosa
25mm – © Jim Vargo
Synanthedon exitiosa
30mm – Mississippi Entomological Museum
Synanthedon exitiosa
29mm – Mississippi Entomological Museum
Synanthedon exitiosa
m. - form barnesii – © William Taft & Mich. St. Univ.
Synanthedon exitiosa
© Marius Aurelian

Synanthedon exitiosa
© Marius Aurelian

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