Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Lesser Viburnum Clearwing Moth
Synanthedon fatifera (Hodges, 1962)


Family: Sesiidae
Subfamily: Sesiinae
Identification:
Wing Span: 1.7-2.2 cm
Life History:
Flight:
Caterpillar Hosts: Larvae tunnel and bore in the bark and cambium of Viburnum species, including American cranberrybush (Viburnum opulus var. americanum, Caprifoliaceae).
Adult Food:
Habitat:
Range: Ranges widely east of the Rockies.
Conservation:
NCGR:
Management Needs:
Comments:
Taxonomy Notes: None.