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Subfamily Smerinthinae

Small-eyed Sphin - Paonias myops Apatelodes? - Smerinthus cerisyi Walnut Sphinx  - Amorpha juglandis Large leaf patterned moth - Pachysphinx modesta Sphingidae: Paonias excaecata - Paonias excaecata One-Eyed Sphinx Moth - Smerinthus cerisyi - Smerinthus cerisyi Large brown moth in Connecticut - Paonias excaecata sphynx     maybe walnut sphynx? - 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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Smerinthinae Grote & Robinson, 1865
Explanation of Names
Smerinthinae from the type genus Smerinthus (Latreille), apparently from the Greek "merinthos" (μήρινθος) meaning "cord, rope." (PDF, see pg. 26).
Numbers
All North American genera in this subfamily belong to the tribe Smerinthini. 16 species in 6 genera in North America.