Pyropteron chrysidiforme

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Pyropteron chrysidiforme
Pyropteron chrysidiforme MHNT Fronton.jpg
Living
Pyropteron chrysidiforme MHNT.jpg
Mounted male
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sesiidae
Genus: Pyropteron
Species: P. chrysidiforme
Binomial name
Pyropteron chrysidiforme
(Esper, 1782)
Synonyms
  • Sphinx chrysidiforme Esper, 1782
  • Sesia crabroniformis Fabricius, 1793 (nec Laspeyres, 1801)
  • Pyropteron haemorrhoidalis Cyrillus, 1787
  • Sesia polistiformis Boisduval, 1840
  • Sesia chalcocnemis Staudinger, 1856
  • Sesia depuiseti Sand, 1879
  • Sesia chrysidiforme var. joannisi Le Cerf, 1909
  • Sesia chrysidiforme f. obturata Le Cerf, 1909
  • Sesia chrysidiforme f. nigripes Le Cerf, 1909
  • Sesia lecerfi Oberthür, 1909
  • Sesia rondoui Siepi, 1909
  • Pyropteron chrysidiforme var. castiliana Le Cerf, 1922
  • Pyropteron chrysidiforme var. chlorotica Le Cerf, 1922
  • Pyropteron chrysidiforme ab. gallica Bartel, 1902
  • Sesia chrysidiforme ab. infusca Le Cerf, 1909
  • Chamaesphecia chrysidiforme ab. lecerfi Schawerda, 1938
  • Pyropteron chrysidiforme ab. margaritosa Le Cerf, 1922
  • Pyropteron chrysidiforme ab. anthracias Le Cerf, 1922
  • Pyropteron chrysidiforme f. fervens Bytinski-Salz, [1937]
  • Pyropteron chrysidiforme ab. melanoxanthia Le Cerf, 1922
  • Pyropteron chrysidiforme ab. foeniformoides Ragusa, 1923
  • Pyropteron chrysidiformis
  • Bembecia chrysidiformis

Pyropteron chrysidiforme, the fiery clearwing, is a moth of the Sesiidae family. It is found in Europe, more specifically in Spain, Portugal, Majorca, southern England, Belgium, France, Corsica, Sardinia, Italy and southern Germany.

The wingspan is 15–23 mm. The moth flies from June to July depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Rumex species.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Pyropteron chrysidiforme chrysidiforme
  • Pyropteron chrysidiforme siculum Le Cerf, 1922

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