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55a0107 – 2565   Synanthedon pyri (Harris, 1830)
             Apple Bark Borer

Darrin O'Brien
Similar Species:
  • Synanthedon scitula (Harris, 1839), see Taft (2022).
  • Synanthedon helenis (Engelhardt, 1946), see Taft (2022).
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Aegeria pyri Harris, 1830
  • 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: 118.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at Mass Moths
  • Taft, W., 2022. A visual comparison of the habitus and genitalia of Synanthedon pyri, helenis & scitula. PDF
Synanthedon pyri
Robin McLeod - f.
Synanthedon pyri
m. – William Taft - LG
Synanthedon pyri
- LG – William H. Taft

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