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930461 – 8283   Syntomeida melanthus (Cramer, 1779)
             Black-banded Wasp Moth

Joshua Rose & TPWD
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Synonymy: Sphinx melanthus Cramer, 1779
Euchromia apricans Walker, 1854
Sphinx nycteus Stoll, 1780
Syntomeida albifasciata Butler, 1876
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Syntomeida melanthus
Mike Quinn
Syntomeida melanthus
Matthew J. C. Barnes
Syntomeida melanthus
Jeff Smith
Syntomeida melanthus
41mm - LG – Jim Vargo
Syntomeida melanthus
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