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55a0106 – 2564   Synanthedon helenis (Engelhardt, 1946)

Jim Sogaard
Distribution: Holotype: Earl Grey, Saskatchewan.
Similar Species:
  • Synanthedon scitula (Harris, 1839), see Taft (2022).
  • Synanthedon pyri (Harris, 1830), see Taft (2022).
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Carmenta helenis Engelhardt, 1946
  • 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: 50.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Taft, W., 2022. A visual comparison of the habitus and genitalia of Synanthedon pyri, helenis & scitula. PDF
Synanthedon helenis
Gary Anweiler
Synanthedon helenis
m. – William Taft & Mich. St. Univ.

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