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Synanthedon myopaeformis
(hornet clearwing moth)

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Synanthedon myopaeformis (hornet clearwing moth)

Summary

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  • 16 November 2021
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  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Synanthedon myopaeformis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • hornet clearwing moth
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Synanthedon myopaeformis (Borkhausen)

Preferred Common Name

  • hornet clearwing moth

Other Scientific Names

  • Aegeria myopaeformis Borkhausen
  • Conopia myopaeformis Borkhausen
  • Sesia myopaeformis Borkhausen

International Common Names

  • English: moth, hornet clearwing
  • Spanish: sesia del manzano
  • French: sésie du pommier

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Glasflügler, Apfel-; Glasflügler, Apfelbaum-
  • Italy: sesia del melo; sesia del pero

EPPO code

  • SYNAMY (Synanthedon myopaeformis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Sesiidae
  •                             Genus: Synanthedon
  •                                 Species: Synanthedon myopaeformis

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 25 Feb 2021

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Agulla xanthostigma Predator
Leskia aurea Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Liotryphon crassisetus Parasite
Macrocentrus marginator Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Mastrus inimicus Parasite
Raphidia ressliana Predator
Steinernema carpocapsae Parasite
Steinernema feltiae Parasite

References

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Ateyyat, M. A., Al-Antary, T. M., 2006. Management and within-tree spatial distribution of the small red-belted clearwing borer, Synanthedon myopaeformis (Borkhausen) (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae), infesting dwarfing apple orchards in southern Jordan. Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia, 103, 11-17.

Št'astná, P., Psota, V., 2013. Arthropod diversity (Arthropoda) on abandoned apple trees. Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis, 61(5), 1405-1422. doi: 10.11118/actaun201361051405

Tóth M; Landolt P; Szarukán I; Szólláth I; Vitányi I; Pénzes B; Hári K; Jósvai JK; Koczor S, 2012. Female-targeted attractant containing pear ester for Synanthedon myopaeformis. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 142(1):27-35. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1570-7458

Distribution References

Ateyyat M A, Al-Antary T M, 2006. Management and within-tree spatial distribution of the small red-belted clearwing borer, Synanthedon myopaeformis (Borkhausen) (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae), infesting dwarfing apple orchards in southern Jordan. Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia. 11-17.

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Deseö K V, Miller L A, 1985. Efficacy of entomogenous nematodes, Steinernema spp., against clearwing moths, Synanthedon spp., in north Italian apple orchards. Nematologica. 31 (1), 100-108.

Maini S, Pasqualini E, 1980. Monitoring Conopia (= Synanthedon) myopaeformis Bkh. with sex-pheromone traps in the Emilia Romagna region. In: Bollettino dell'Istituto di entomologia. 35 181-188. https://agris.fao.org/agris-search/search.do?recordID=XE8162708

Št'astná P, Psota V, 2013. Arthropod diversity (Arthropoda) on abandoned apple trees. Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis. 61 (5), 1405-1422. DOI:10.11118/actaun201361051405

Stüber R, Dickler E, 1987. Control of the apple clearwing moth Synanthedon myopaeformis (Borkh.) by the confusion method. (Zur Bekämpfung des Apfelbaumglasflüglers Synanthedon myopaeformis (Borkh.) mit der Verwirrungsmethode.). Journal of Applied Entomology. 103 (5), 462-471. DOI:10.1111/j.1439-0418.1987.tb01009.x

Stüber R, Dickler E, 1988. Studies on the biology and behavior of the apple tree glass winged Synanthedon myopaeformis (BORK.) (Lepidoptera - Sesiidae) as a basis for its control with the help of the confusion method. (Untersuchungen zur Biologie und zum Verhalten des Apfelbaumglasflüglers Synanthedon myopaeformis (BORK.) (Lepidoptera--Sesiidae) als Grundlage für seine Bekämpfung mit Hilfe der Verwirrungsmethode)., https://wur.on.worldcat.org/oclc/21522761

Tóth M, Landolt P, Szarukán I, Szólláth I, Vitányi I, Pénzes B, Hári K, Jósvai J K, Koczor S, 2012. Female-targeted attractant containing pear ester for Synanthedon myopaeformis. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 142 (1), 27-35. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/journal/10.1111/(ISSN)1570-7458 DOI:10.1111/j.1570-7458.2011.01198.x

Voerman S, Minks A K, Kraan C van der, Neal J J, 1983. Disruption of orientation of male Synanthedon myopaeformis moths to traps baited with their sex attractant. Mededelingen van de Faculteit Landbouwwetenschappen, Rijksuniversiteit Gent. 48 (2), 163-171.

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