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Genus Sesia

NOT a Vespula squamosa -- some type of clearwing moth. - Sesia tibiale Poplar clearwing borer - Hodges#2543 Female? - Sesia tibiale Poplar Clearwing Borer - Sesia tibiale Unknown Sesiidae - Sesia spartani Unknown Sesiidae - Sesia spartani hornet moth  - Sesia tibiale - female Nice Vespula mimic - Sesia tibiale Nice Vespula mimic - Sesia tibiale
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Classification
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 Sesiini
Genus Sesia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sesia Fabricius, 1775
Explanation of Names
Generic epithet Sesia is Greek meaning "moth." (1), (2)
Numbers
There are three species of Sesia in America north of Mexico. (3)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group