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Genus Podosesia - Ash/Lilac Borers

Clearwing moth - Podosesia syringae, Lilac Borer? - Podosesia syringae Podosesia syringae– Ash Borer Hodges# 2589 - Podosesia syringae Lilac Borer - Podosesia syringae Podosesia syringae Podosesia syringae - male  Lilac Borer  - Podosesia syringae Polistes mimic? - Podosesia syringae Unknown Lepidoptera - Wasp Mimic? - Podosesia syringae - male
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Sesioidea (Clearwing Moths)
Family Sesiidae (Clearwing Moths)
Subfamily Sesiinae
Tribe Synanthedonini
Genus Podosesia (Ash/Lilac Borers)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Podosesia Möschler, 1879 (repl. name)
Grotea Möschler 1876 (preocc. Cresson, 1864)
2 species in our region
Print References
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 190: 108
Internet References