Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

Carmenta giliae (Edwards, 1881)

Family: Sesiidae
Subfamily: Sesiinae
Wing Span: 2.6-3.0 cm
Life History:
Caterpillar Hosts: Larvae bore in the roots of wild geranium (Geranium, Geraniaceae).
Adult Food: Adults take nectar from a variety of flowers.
Habitat: Mid to high elevation montane meadows.
Range: Western Alberta to northwestern BC, south to Arizona and New Mexico.
Management Needs:
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