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Biology of European and North African Sesiidae in pictures

(© Dr. Franz Pühringer, Häusern 4, A-4817 St. Konrad, Austria)
List arranged according to Lastuvka & Lastuvka (2001): The Sesiidae of Europe; modified

Last modified: 26-Jul-2013

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1. Microsphecia tineiformis (Esper, [1789])
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

2. Microsphecia brosiformis (Hübner, [1813])

3. Negotinthia myrmosaeformis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1846)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

3.2. Negotinthia myrmosaeformis cingulata (Staudinger, 1870)
male | female

4. Negotinthia hoplisiformis (Mann, 1864)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

5. Pennisetia hylaeiformis (Laspeyres, 1801)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

6. Pennisetia bohemica Králícek & Povolný, 1974
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

7. Sesia apiformis (Clerck, 1759)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

8. Sesia bembeciformis (Hübner, [1806])
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

9. Sesia pimplaeformis Oberthür, 1872

10. Sesia melanocephala Dalman, 1816
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

11. Osminia fenusaeformis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1852)

12. Paranthrene tabaniformis (Rottemburg, 1775)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

13. Paranthrene insolita Le Cerf, 1914
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

14. Paranthrene diaphana Dalla Torre & Strand, 1925

15. Synanthedon scoliaeformis (Borkhausen, 1789)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

16. Synanthedon mesiaeformis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1846)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

17. Synanthedon spheciformis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

18. Synanthedon stomoxiformis (Hübner, 1790)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

19. Synanthedon culiciformis (Linnaeus, 1758)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

20. Synanthedon formicaeformis (Esper, 1783)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

21. Synanthedon polaris (Staudinger, 1877)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

22. Synanthedon flaviventris (Staudinger, 1883)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

23. Synanthedon andrenaeformis (Laspeyres, 1801)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

24. Synanthedon soffneri Spatenka, 1983
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

25. Synanthedon uralensis (Bartel, 1906)

25.5. Synanthedon rubiana Kallies, Petersen & Riefenstahl, 1998
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

26. Synanthedon melliniformis (Laspeyres, 1801)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

27. Synanthedon martjanovi Sheljuzhko, 1918

28. Synanthedon myopaeformis (Borkhausen, 1789)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

28.2. Synanthedon myopaeformis typhiaeformis (Borkhausen, 1789)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

28.3. Synanthedon myopaeformis cruentata (Mann, 1859)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

29. Synanthedon vespiformis (Linnaeus, 1761)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

30. Synanthedon codeti (Oberthür, 1881)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

31. Synanthedon theryi Le Cerf, 1916
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

32. Synanthedon conopiformis (Esper, 1782)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

33. Synanthedon tipuliformis (Clerck, 1759)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

34. Synanthedon spuleri (Fuchs, 1908)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

35. Synanthedon geranii Kallies, 1997
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

36. Synanthedon loranthi (Králícek, 1966)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

37. Synanthedon cephiformis (Ochsenheimer, 1808)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole | cave!

39. Bembecia lomatiaeformis (Lederer, 1853)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

40. Bembecia sareptana (Bartel, 1912)

41. Bembecia volgensis Gorbunov, 1995

41.5. Bembecia barbara (Bartel, 1912)

41.6. Bembecia powelli (Le Cerf, 1925)

41.7. Bembecia joesti Bettag, 1997

42. Bembecia abromeiti Kallies & Riefenstahl, 2000

42.5. Bembecia vulcanica (Pinker, [1969])
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

43. Bembecia ichneumoniformis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

44. Bembecia albanensis (Rebel, 1918)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

44.2. Bembecia psoraleae Bartsch & Bettag, 1997
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

44.3. Bembecia sirphiformis (Lucas, 1849)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

44.5. Bembecia handiensis Rämisch, 1997
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

44.7. Bembecia dispar (Staudinger, 1891)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

45. Bembecia pavicevici Tosevski, 1989
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

46. Bembecia fibigeri Lastuvka & Lastuvka, 1994

47. Bembecia scopigera (Scopoli, 1763)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

48. Bembecia priesneri Kallies, Petersen & Riefenstahl, 1998

49. Bembecia iberica Spatenka, 1992
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

50. Bembecia blanka Spatenka, 2001
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

51. Bembecia fokidensis Tosevski, 1991
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

52. Bembecia megillaeformis (Hübner, [1813])

53. Bembecia puella Lastuvka, 1989

54. Bembecia astragali (Joannis, 1909)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

55. Bembecia sanguinolenta (Lederer, 1853)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

56. Bembecia flavida (Oberthür, 1890)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

57. Bembecia himmighoffeni (Staudinger, 1866)

58. Bembecia uroceriformis (Treitschke, 1834)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

58.1. Bembecia hymenopteriformis (Bellier, 1860)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

59. Pyropteron (Pyropteron) chrysidiforme (Esper, 1782)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

59.2. Pyropteron (Pyropteron) chrysidiforme siculum Le Cerf, 1922
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

60. Pyropteron (Pyropteron) minianiforme (Freyer, 1845)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

60.5. Pyropteron (Pyropteron) biedermanni Le Cerf, 1925
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

61. Pyropteron (Pyropteron) doryliforme (Ochsenheimer, 1808)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

61.2. Pyropteron (Pyropteron) doryliforme icteropus (Zeller, 1847)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

61. Pyropteron (Pyropteron) ceriaeforme (Lucas, 1849)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

62. Pyropteron (Synansphecia) triannuliforme (Freyer, 1845)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

63. Pyropteron (Synansphecia) meriaeforme (Boisduval, 1840)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

63.5. Pyropteron (Synansphecia) maroccanum (Kallies, 1999)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

64. Pyropteron (Synansphecia) hispanicum (Kallies, 1999)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

65. Pyropteron (Synansphecia) koschwitzi (Spatenka, 1992)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

65.5. Pyropteron (Synansphecia) borreyi (Le Cerf, 1922)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

65.6. Pyropteron (Synansphecia) atlantis (Schwingenschuss, 1935)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

66. Pyropteron (Synansphecia) muscaeformis (Esper, 1783)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

67. Pyropteron (Synansphecia) kautzi (Reisser, 1930)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

68. Pyropteron (Synansphecia) aistleitneri Spatenka, 1992
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

69. Pyropteron (Synansphecia) leucomelaena (Zeller, 1847)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

70. Pyropteron (Synansphecia) affine (Staudinger, 1856)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

70.1. Pyropteron (Synansphecia) affine erodiiphagum (Dumont, 1922)

71. Pyropteron (Synansphecia) umbriferum (Staudinger, 1871)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

72. Pyropteron (Synansphecia) cirgisum (Bartel, 1912)

73. Pyropteron (Synansphecia) mannii (Lederer, 1853)

74. Dipchasphecia lanipes (Lederer, 1863)

75. Chamaesphecia mysiniformis (Boisduval, 1840)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

75.2. Chamaesphecia guenter Herrmann & Hofmann, 1997
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

76. Chamaesphecia anatolica Schwingenschuss, 1938
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

77. Chamaesphecia chalciformis (Esper, [1804])
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

78. Chamaesphecia schmidtiiformis (Freyer, 1836)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

79. Chamaesphecia xanthotrigona Bartsch & Kallies, 2008
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

80. Chamaesphecia maurusia Püngeler, 1912
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

81. Chamaesphecia alysoniformis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1846)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

81.5. Chamaesphecia minoica Bartsch & Pühringer, 2005
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

82. Chamaesphecia aerifrons (Zeller, 1847)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

82.2. Chamaesphecia aerifrons sardoa (Staudinger, 1856)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

83. Chamaesphecia albiventris (Lederer, 1853)

83.5. Chamaesphecia gorbunovi Spatenka, 1992
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

84. Chamaesphecia osmiaeformis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1848)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

85. Chamaesphecia ramburi (Staudinger, 1866)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

86. Chamaesphecia doleriformis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1846)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

86.2. Chamaesphecia doleriformis colpiformis (Staudinger, 1856)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

87. Chamaesphecia thracica Lastuvka, 1983
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

88. Chamaesphecia dumonti Le Cerf, 1922
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

89. Chamaesphecia oxybeliformis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1846)

90. Chamaesphecia annellata (Zeller, 1847)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

91. Chamaesphecia staudingeri (Failla-Tedaldi, 1890)

91.5. Chamaesphecia pechi (Staudinger, 1887)

92. Chamaesphecia proximata (Staudinger, 1891)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

93. Chamaesphecia masariformis (Ochsenheimer, 1808)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

94. Chamaesphecia nigrifrons (Le Cerf, 1911)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

95. Chamaesphecia bibioniformis (Esper, 1800)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

96. Chamaesphecia anthraciformis (Rambur, 1832)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

97. Chamaesphecia palustris Kautz, 1927
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole | cave!

98. Chamaesphecia euceraeformis (Ochsenheimer, 1816)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

99. Chamaesphecia amygdaloidis Schleppnik, 1933
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

100. Chamaesphecia crassicornis Bartel, 1912
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

101. Chamaesphecia leucopsiformis (Esper, 1800)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

102. Chamaesphecia guriensis (Emich, 1872)

103. Chamaesphecia hungarica (Tomala, 1901)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

104. Chamaesphecia empiformis (Esper, 1783)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

105. Chamaesphecia tenthrediniformis ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

106. Chamaesphecia astatiformis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1846)
male | female | egg | larva | pupa | biotope | foodplant | emergence hole

107. Weismanniola agdistiformis (Staudinger, 1866)