Bembecia himmighoffeni

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Bembecia himmighoffeni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sesiidae
Genus: Bembecia
Species: B. himmighoffeni
Binomial name
Bembecia himmighoffeni
(Staudinger, 1866)[1]
Synonyms
  • Sesia himmighoffeni Staudinger, 1866
  • Bembecia baumgartneri Spatenka, 1992

Bembecia himmighoffeni is a moth of the Sesiidae family. It is found from the Iberian Peninsula, through Italy to the Dalmatian coast.[2]

The wingspan is 18–22 millimetres (0.71–0.87 in).[3] Adults are on wing from late July to August.

The larvae feed on Coronilla species, including Coronilla minima.[4] There are also records for larvae feeding on Rumex species.

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