Carmenta guayaba, a new clearwing moth from Peru (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae).

T. D. Eichlin

Abstract


A new species of Sesiidae from Iquitos, Peru, Carmenta guayaba Eichlin, n. sp., is described and salient features illustrated. Adults were reared from larvae boring in the bark of Psidium guajava L. (guava).

Keywords


Amazon; Carmenta guayaba n sp; distribution; hostplant; Iquitos; Loreto; mimicry;Myrtaceae; Neotropical; sex attractants; South America; taxonomy

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