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Tribe Smerinthini

Dorsal pattern of unidentified caterpillar, 4th-5th instar - Paonias excaecata Modest Sphinx - Pachysphinx modesta Small-eyed Sphinx - Paonias myops caterpillar 5th instar larva of what? - Pachysphinx modesta Paonias myops Paonias excaecata Sphinx moth sp? - Amorpha juglandis
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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).