Synanthedon cephiformis

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Synanthedon cephiformis
Synanthedon cephiformis figure 3
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sesiidae
Genus: Synanthedon
S. cephiformis
Binomial name
Synanthedon cephiformis
  • Sesia cephiformis Ochsenheimer, 1808
  • Aegeria gaderensis Králícek & Povolný, 1977
  • Synanthedon cephiformis ab. fumosa Schütze, 1919
  • Sesia laspeyres Heppner & Duckworth, 1981

Synanthedon cephiformis is a moth of the family Sesiidae. It is found in Central Europe and Eastern Europe.[2]

The wingspan is 17–22 mm. Adults are on wing from June to August.

The larvae feed within galls caused by Melampsorelle caryophyllacearum and Aecidium elatinum on Abies alba, Picea excelsa, Larix decidua and Juniperus communis.[3]


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