Synanthedon polaris

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Synanthedon polaris
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sesiidae
Genus: Synanthedon
Species: S. polaris
Binomial name
Synanthedon polaris
(Staudinger, 1877)[1]
  • Sesia polaris Staudinger, 1877
  • Sesia aurivillii Lampa, 1883
  • Sesia rufibasalis Bartel, 1906

Synanthedon polaris is a moth of the family Sesiidae. It is found in the Alps of Switzerland and Italy and in Fennoscandia and northern Russia.[2]

The wingspan is 22–26 mm.[3]

The larvae feed on Salix lapponum, Salix lanata and Salix hastata.[4]