Synanthedon chromolaenae (Eichlin, 2009)

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FAMILY Sesiidae
SUBFAMILY Sesiinae
GENUS Synanthedon
SPECIES chromolaenae
AUTHOR(Eichlin, 2009)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONCarmenta chromolaenae Eichlin, new sp.
TYPE LOCALITYVenezuela, Yaritagua side of Urachiche, before bridge over Urachiche River, between Yaritagua and Urachiche, 438 m, 11.xi.2005, adult from field-collected larva, L. Strathie, C. Zachariades & O. Delgado.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES Latitude: 10°8'86" Longitude: -69°0'28"
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype ♂, MIZA; Paratypes 9♂ and 13♀, TMSA, CSCA, MIZA.
STATUS Species
COMMENTNeotropical: Venezuela.
PUBLICATION Eichlin T. D., Delgado O. A., Strathe L. W., Zachariades CL & Clavijo J. 2009. Carmenta chromolaenae Eichlin, a new species (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) for the biological control of Chromolaena odorata (L.) King & Robinson (Asteraceae). - Zootaxa 2280:42–50.
PAGINATION 42–46, figs. 1–10

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
South Africa   Eichlin T. D., Delgado O. A., Strathe L. W., Zachariades CL & Clavijo J. 2009. Carmenta chromolaenae Eichlin, a new species (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) for the biological control of Chromolaena odorata (L.) King & Robinson (Asteraceae). - Zootaxa 2280:42–50. 46 (introduced)

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATIONPAGE
Asteraceae Chromolaena odorata South Africa Eichlin T. D., Delgado O. A., Strathe L. W., Zachariades CL & Clavijo J. 2009. Carmenta chromolaenae Eichlin, a new species (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) for the biological control of Chromolaena odorata (L.) King & Robinson (Asteraceae). - Zootaxa 2280:42–50. 46