Sesiidae Sesiinae Synanthedonini Synanthedon flaviventris Synanthedon loranthi
Synanthedon formicaeformis (Esper, [1783])
Red-tipped Clearwing
Sésie fourmi

Genus: Synanthedon Hübner, [1819]   Original genus: Sphinx Linnaeus, 1758

Synonims (genus):
   Aegeria Fabricius, 1807
  Synonims (species):
   herzi Spatenka & Gorbunov, 1992

Adult:
S. formicaeformis (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult, De Brand (Udenhout), The Netherlands, June 6, 1993
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)
S. formicaeformis (© Jens Christian Schou)
Adult, Lille Vildmose, Jylland, Denmark, June 19, 2005
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, BioPix)
S. formicaeformis (© Jens Christian Schou)
Adult, Lille Vildmose, Jylland, Denmark, June 19, 2005
(Photo by Jens Christian Schou, BioPix)
S. formicaeformis (© Eckhard von Holdt)
Adult, Osterwald O.E. NW of Hanover, Germany, July 14, 2005
(Photo by Eckhard von Holdt)
S. formicaeformis (© Eckhard von Holdt)
Adult, Osterwald O.E. NW of Hanover, Germany, July 14, 2005
(Photo by Eckhard von Holdt)

Foodplants:
Salix

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