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Harm Alberts

Free Member, Beuningen

Chamaesphecia tenthrediniformis

On the Red-list!
Endangered species.

Chamaesphecia tenthrediniformis on Euphorbia esula / Eselswolfsmilch-Glasflügler auf Euphorbia esula / Wolfsmelkwespvlinder op wolfsmelk / a Clearwing Moth on Euphorbia esula.

Sesiidae - Sesiinae - Synanthedonini.

Host plant:
The larva bores into the rootstock of Euphorbia esula or Euphorbia salicifolia.

The adults fly in May and June. They are active during daytime.


Comments 3

  • Marc Thys 06/17/2007 12:20

    Wow,great macro,good sharpnes,beautiful colors and dof.
  • Marko König 06/12/2007 18:51

    Good and interesting capture.
  • Véronique Soulier 06/12/2007 14:50

    Never seen this on,e excellent close up to admire it.. bye VS