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Tribe Smerinthini

Large Brown Sphinx - Amorpha juglandis Blinded Hawk Moth, 11:44am - Paonias excaecata - male Small eyed Sphinx Moth - Paonias myops Sphingidae, larva, lateral - Paonias myops Paonias excaecata Blinded Sphinx - Paonias excaecata Caterpillar 3 - Paonias excaecata Huckleberry Sphinx - Paonias astylus
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Bombycoidea (Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths)
Family Sphingidae (Sphinx Moths)
Subfamily Smerinthinae
Tribe Smerinthini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Smerinthini Grote & Robinson, 1865
Explanation of Names
Smerinthini from the type genus Smerinthus (Latreille), apparently from the Greek "merinthos" (μήρινθος) meaning "cord, rope." (PDF, see pg. 26).