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Genus Eichlinia

Is this a Moth? - Eichlinia cucurbitae Melittia calabaza - Eichlinia calabaza Unknown - Eichlinia cucurbitae Squash Vine Borer - Eichlinia cucurbitae Orange and black wasp-like moth - Eichlinia cucurbitae Moth - unidentified - Eichlinia cucurbitae Squash Vine Borer Moth - Melittia cucurbitae - Eichlinia cucurbitae Squash Vine Borer - Eichlinia cucurbitae
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Cossoidea (Carpenter and Clearwing Moths)
Family Sesiidae (Clearwing Moths)
Subfamily Sesiinae
Tribe Melittiini
Genus Eichlinia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Melittia Hübner, 1819. Eichlinia Gorbunov, 2020
Numbers
There are six species of Eichlinia in America north of Mexico (June 2013). (1)
Identification
Eichlinia includes some of the largest and most spectacular clearwings in North America. Characterized by scales below the antenna that extend over the eye and very large tufts of scales on the hind tibia and tarsus. (2) (original citation 239031,124 in error--see remarks)
Life Cycle
All species bore in squash vines. (2) (original citation 239031,124 in error--see remarks)
Remarks
Two citations above have been removed because they are in error:
cite:239031,124
This refers to an unrelated bugguide image.
I inserted a citation that gives most of the information indicated by the erroneous one (2), but this does not mention "scales below the antenna that extend over the eye".
Editors--please insert correct citation if you know it (Cotinis/PC 7/14/19).
Works Cited
1.North American Moth Photographers Group
2.The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae.
George P. Engelhardt. 1946. United States National Museum Bulletin 190: 1-222, pl.1-32.