Synanthedon castaneae (Busck, 1913)

Chestnut clearwing moth



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1936

Rediscovered in 1985





Biology & Ecology










Anagnostakis, Sandra L., Welch, Kenneth M., Snow, J. Wendell, Scarborough, Kathy and Eichlin, Thomas D. (1994). The Rediscovery of the Clearwing Chestnut Moth, Synanthedon castaneae (Busck) (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) in Connecticut. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 102(1): 111-112.

Hodges, R.W. et al., eds. 1983. Check List of the Lepidoptera of America North of Mexico. E.W. Classey Limited and The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, London. 284 pp.

Snow, J. Wendell and Eichlin, T. D. (1986). The rediscovery and distribution of the Clearwing moth, Synanthedon castaneae (Busck) in the southeastern United States. J. Agric. Entomology 3(1): 66-67.


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