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640081.002536Eichlinia cucurbitae (Harris, 1828) – Squash Vine Borer

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Synonymy: Aegeria cucurbitae Harris, 1828
Melittia amoena Edwards, 1882
Trochilium ceto Westwood, 1848
Melittia satyriniformis Hübner, 1831
Taxonomic Notes: Eichlinia cucurbitae (Harris, 1828), n. comb. (Gorbunov 2020), was formerly in the genus Melittia.
References
  • 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: 182.
  • Gorbunov, O.G., 2020. Establishment of Eichlinia gen.n. for the Western hemisphere Melittiini (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae), with a catalogue of the genus. Russian Entomological Journal, 29(3): 276-284.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
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