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Chamaesphecia aerifrons (Zeller, 1847)

Имаго  Chamaesphecia aerifrons


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Cossoidea family Sesiidae subfamily Sesiinae tribe Synanthedonini genus Chamaesphecia → species Chamaesphecia aerifrons

Species name(s)

Chamaesphecia aerifrons (Zeller, 1847) = Sesia aerifrons Zeller, 1847. [9, 10]



Zoogeographical regions


Имаго  Chamaesphecia aerifrons

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Belgium, France, Germany, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Malta, Portugal, Sardinia, Sicily, France, Yugoslavia. [1].
  • Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece (mainland), Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Corsica, Malta, Portugal (mainland), Romania, Sardinia, Sicily, Slovenia, France (mainland ), Croatia, Switzerland. [10].

Larva food plants / other food objects

  • Origanum, Thymus, Satureja, Calamintha, Lavandula, Mentha. [28].

Subspecies of Chamaesphecia aerifrons


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

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Text data: Peter Khramov.

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