Synanthedon cephiformis

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

Synanthedon cephiformis
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Synanthedon cephiformis figure 3
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S. cephiformis
Binomial name
Synanthedon cephiformis
Synonyms
  • Sesia cephiformis Ochsenheimer, 1808
  • Aegeria gaderensis Králícek & Povolný, 1977
  • Synanthedon cephiformis ab. fumosa Schütze, 1919
  • Sesia laspeyres Heppner & Duckworth, 1981

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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