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55a0086 – 2541   Eichlinia magnifica (Beutenmüller, 1899)

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Distribution: Type locality: Austin, TX.
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Synonymy: Melittia magnifica Beutenmüller, 1900
Taxonomic Notes: Eichlinia magnifica (Beutenmüller, 1899), n. comb. (Gorbunov 2020), was formerly in the genus Melittia.
  • Beutenmüller, W., 1899. Synopsis of the species of Melittia of America, north of Mexico, with description of a new species. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 12(8): 151.
  • Engelhardt, G.P., 1946. The North American clear-wing moths of the family Aegeridae. Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 190: 191; pl. 17, figs. 91, 91.
  • 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): 191.
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
Eichlinia magnifica
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