Sesiidae Sesiinae Sesiini Paranthrene tabaniformis Bembecia albanensis
Sesia apiformis (Clerck, 1759)
Hornet Moth
Sésie apiforme, Sésie du peuplier

Genus: Sesia Fabricius, 1775   Original genus: Sphinx Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (genus):
   Aegeria Fabricius, 1807
   Sphecia Hübner, 1819

Adult:
S. apiformis (© Daniel Morel)
Adult, Autun, Saône-et-Loire, France, June 13, 2013
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
S. apiformis (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Forêt de Jussy, Genève, Switzerland, May 28, 2011
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
S. apiformis (© Paolo Mazzei)
Adult, Forêt de Jussy, Genève, Switzerland, May 28, 2011
(Photo by Paolo Mazzei)
S. apiformis (© Daniel Morel)
Adult, Autun, Saône-et-Loire, France, June 17, 2013
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
S. apiformis (© Jens Christian Schou)
Adult, Hobro, Denmark, June 22, 2002
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, BioPix)
S. apiformis (© Jens Christian Schou)
Adults (mating), Skaføgård, Denmark, June 19, 2002
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, BioPix)

Pupa:
S. apiformis (© Bernard Fransen)
Pupa, Noord Brabant, Waalre, Netherlands, July 6, 2004
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)

Foodplants:
Inside trunks and roots of Populus

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