The type-material of North American clearwing moths (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) by W. Donald Duckworth

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Bibliography: p. 32-34.

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Statement[by] W. Donald Duckworth and Thomas D. Eichlin.
SeriesSmithsonian contributions to zoology, no. 148, Smithsonian contributions to zoology ;, no. 148.
ContributionsEichlin, Thomas D., 1938- joint author.
LC ClassificationsQL1 .S54 no. 148, QL561.A34 .S54 no. 148
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p.
Number of Pages34
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Open LibraryOL5293041M
LC Control Number72013542

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Hemaris thysbe, the hummingbird clearwing, is a moth of the family Sphingidae (hawkmoths). Coloration varies between individuals, but typically the moth is olive green and burgundy on its back, and white or yellow and burgundy on the underside.

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McElvare. беларуская: Шклянніцы English: clearwing moths српски / srpski: Стаклокрилци 中文: 透翅蛾科. Family Sesiidae (Sesiid Moths) The Sesiid Moths are members of the Superfamily Sesioidea. Sesiids are small to moderately large (wingspan cm), heavy bodied, diurnal or crepuscular, and almost all species resemble wasps or bees, presumably a nonspecific mimicry.

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The Clearwing Moths of California (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). First record of Alcathoe carolinensis (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) collected in Tennessee. This list covers America north of Mexico (effectively the continental United States and Canada).

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Their wingspan ranges from 2 to 6 inches depending on the species. The Snowberry Clearwing moth has clear wings.

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