Molecular Biology and Genetics
Statistics of barcoding coverage: Pyropteron affine
Public Records: 4
Specimens with Barcodes: 9
Species With Barcodes: 1
Barcode data: Pyropteron affine
There are 5 barcode sequences available from BOLD and GenBank. Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species. See the BOLD taxonomy browser for more complete information about this specimen and other sequences.
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Pyropteron affine is a moth of the Sesiidae family. It is found in most of Europe, except Ireland, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Denmark, Fennoscandia, the Baltic region, Poland and Bulgaria. It is also found in Asia Minor, Georgia, the Middle East and North Africa (Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco).
The larvae of ssp. affine feed on Helianthemum chamaecistus, Helianthemum vulgare, Helianthemum nummularium and Fumana procumbens, while the larvae of ssp. erodiiphagum have been recorded on Erodium arborescens.
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