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55a0103 – 2561   Synanthedon culiciformis (Linnaeus, 1758)
             Large Red-belted Clearwing

© Werner Eigelsreiter
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sphinx culiciformis Linnaeus, 1758
Sesia americana Beutenmüller, 1896
Synanthedon biannulata Bartel, 1902
Synanthedon biannulata Dalla Torre & Strand, 1925
Sphinx culex Retzius, 1783
Trochilium flavocingulata Spuler, 1910
Aegeria lutescens Mosley, 1896
Trochilium triannulata Spuler, 1910
  • 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: 1-222.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
Synanthedon culiciformis
© Steve Nash
Synanthedon culiciformis
© Ron Wielgus
Synanthedon culiciformis
© Edward Holsten, USDA-FS,
Synanthedon culiciformis
© Gary Anweiler

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