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Family Sesiidae - Clearwing Moths

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 Cissuvorini
Genus Cissuvora
Species ampelopsis - Cissuvora ampelopsis - Hodges#2521
Tribe Melittiini
Genus Melittia
Species calabaza - Melittia calabaza - Hodges#2537
Species cucurbitae - Squash Vine Borer - Hodges#2536
Species gloriosa - Glorious Squash Vine Borer - Hodges#2540
Species grandis - Melittia grandis - Hodges#2539
Species magnifica - Melittia magnifica - Hodges#2541
Species snowii - Clearwing Borer Moth - Hodges#2538
Tribe Osminiini
Genus Calasesia
Species coccinea - Calasesia coccinea - Hodges#2544
Genus Osminia
Species bicornicolis - Osminia bicornicolis - Hodges#2545.2
Species donahueorum - Osminia donahueorum - Hodges#2545.1
Species ruficornis - Osminia ruficornis - Hodges#2545
Tribe Sesiini
Genus Sesia
Species apiformis - European Hornet Moth - Hodges#2542
Species spartani - Sesia spartani - Hodges#2543.1
Species tibiale - American Hornet Moth - Hodges#2543
Tribe Synanthedonini
Genus Alcathoe
Species autumnalis - Alcathoe autumnalis - Hodges#2622.1
Species carolinensis - Clematis Borer - Hodges#2622
Species caudata - Clematis Clearwing Moth - Hodges#2623 - Hodges#2623
Species pepsioides - Alcathoe pepsioides - Hodges#2624
Species verrugo - Alcathoe verrugo - Hodges#2625
Genus Carmenta
Species albociliata - Carmenta albociliata - Hodges#2591
Species anthracipennis - Blazingstar Borer Moth - Hodges#2592
Species apache - Carmenta apache - Hodges#2593
Species arizonae - Carmenta arizonae - Hodges#2594
Species armasata - Carmenta armasata - Hodges#2594.1
Species auritincta - Arizona Clearwing Moth - Hodges#2595
Species bassiformis - Eupatorium Borer Moth - Hodges#2596
Species corni - Carmenta corni - Hodges#2597
Species engelhardti - Carmenta engelhardti - Hodges#2598
Species giliae - Carmenta giliae - Hodges#2599
Species laurelae - Carmenta laurelae
Species ithacae - Carmenta ithacae - Hodges#2600
Species mariona - Carmenta mariona - Hodges#2601
Species mimuli - Coronopus Borer Moth - Hodges#2602
Species odda - Carmenta odda - Hodges#2603
Species ogalala - Carmenta ogalala - Hodges#2604
Species pallene - Carmenta pallene - Hodges#2605
Species phoradendri - Mistletoe Borer - Hodges#2606
Species prosopis - Mesquite Clearwing Moth - Hodges#2607
Species pyralidiformis - The Boneset Borer - Hodges#2608
Species querci - Western Oakgall Clearwing - Hodges#2609
Species rubricincta - Carmenta rubricincta - Hodges#2610
Species subaerea - Carmenta subaerea - Hodges#2611
Species suffusata - Carmenta suffusata - Hodges#2612
Species tecta - Carmenta tecta - Hodges#2613
Species texana - Texana Clearwing Moth - Hodges#2614
Species tildeni - Carmenta tildeni - Hodges#2617.1
Species verecunda - Carmenta verecunda - Hodges#2615
Species welchelorum - Carmenta welchelorum - Hodges#2616
Species wellerae - Carmenta wellerae - Hodges#2617
Species wildishorum - Carmenta wildishorum - Hodges#2614.1
Genus Chamaesphecia
Species empiformis - Chamaesphecia empiformis - Hodges#2626.5
Genus Hymenoclea
Species palmii - Burrowbush Borer Moth - Hodges#2626
Genus Palmia
Species praecedens - Palmia praecedens - Hodges#2587
Genus Penstemonia
Species clarkei - Penstemonia clarkei - Hodges#2618
Species dammersi - Penstemonia dammersi - Hodges#2619
Species edwardsii - Penstemon Borer - Hodges#2620
Species hennei - Penstemonia hennei - Hodges#2621
Genus Podosesia - Ash/Lilac Borers
Species aureocincta - Banded Ash Clearwing Moth - Hodges#2588
Species syringae - Lilac Borer - Hodges#2589
Genus Sannina
Species uroceriformis - Persimmon Borer - Hodges#2590
Genus Synanthedon
Species acerni - Maple Callus Borer - Hodges#2554
Species acerrubri - Red Maple Borer - Hodges#2546
Species albicornis - Western Willow Borer - Hodges#2570
Species alleri - Synanthedon alleri - Hodges#2557
Species arizonensis - Synanthedon arizonensis - Hodges#2574
Species arkansasensis - Arkansas Clearwing - Hodges#2575
Species bibionipennis - Strawberry Crown Moth - Hodges#2576
Species bolteri - Northern Willow Clearwing - Hodges#2559
Species canadensis - Synanthedon canadensis - Hodges#2560
Species castaneae - Chestnut Borer - Hodges#2577
Species chrysidipennis - Synanthedon chrysidipennis - Hodges#2578
Species culiciformis - Large Red-belted Clearwing - Hodges#2561
Species decipiens - Oak Gall Borer - Hodges#2571
Species dominicki - Synanthedon dominicki - Hodges#2562
Species exitiosa - Peachtree Borer - Hodges#2583
Species fatifera - Lesser Viburnum Clearwing Moth - Hodges#2555
Species fulvipes - Synanthedon fulvipes - Hodges#2563
Species geliformis - Pecan Bark Borer - Hodges#2547
Species helenis - Synanthedon helenis - Hodges#2564
Species kathyae - Holly Borer - Hodges#2579
Species mellinipennis - Ceanothus Borer - Hodges#2580
Species myopaeformis - Apple Clearwing Moth - Hodges#2586.1
Species novaroensis - Douglas-Fir Pitch Moth - Hodges#2584
Species pictipes - Lesser Peachtree Borer - Hodges#2550
Species pini - Pitch Mass Borer - Hodges#2585
Species polygoni - Buckwheat root borer - Hodges#2581
Species proxima - Willow Borer - Hodges#2572
Species pyri - Apple Bark Borer - Hodges#2565
Species refulgens - Red-Lined Clearwing - Hodges#2566
Species resplendens - Sycamore Borer - Hodges#2582
Species rhododendri - Rhododendron Borer Moth - Hodges#2551
Species richardsi - Synanthedon richardsi - Hodges#2548
Species rileyana - Riley's Clearwing - Hodges#2552
Species rubrofascia - Tupelo Clearwing Moth - Hodges#2567
Species sapygaeformis - Florida Oakgall Moth - Hodges#2573
Species scitula - Dogwood Borer - Hodges#2549
Species sequoiae - Sequoia Pitch Moth - Hodges#2586
Species sigmoidea - Willow Clearwing - Hodges#2569
Species tipuliformis - Currant clearwing borer - Hodges#2553
Species viburni - Viburnum Clearwing - Hodges#2556
Subfamily Tinthiinae
Tribe Paranthrenini
Genus Albuna
Species beutenmuelleri - Albuna beutenmuelleri - Hodges#2533.2
Species fraxini - Virginia Creeper Clearwing - Hodges#2532
Species pyramidalis - Fireweed Clearwing Moth - Hodges#2533
Genus Euhagena
Species emphytiformis - Gaura Borer - Hodges#2534
Species nebraskae - Euhagena nebraskae - Hodges#2535
Genus Paranthrene
Species asilipennis - Oak Stump Borer Moth - Hodges#2522
Species dollii - Doll's Clearwing Moth - Hodges#2523
Species fenestrata - Paranthrene fenestrata - Hodges#2525 - Hodges#2525
Species pellucida - Pin Oak Clearwing - Hodges#2527.1
Species robiniae - Western Poplar Clearwing - Hodges#2526
Species simulans - Hornet Clearwing - Hodges#2527
Species tabaniformis - Dusky Clearwing - Hodges#2524
Genus Vitacea
Species cupressi - Vitacea cupressi - Hodges#2529
Species admirandus - Vitacea admirandus - Hodges#2528
Species polistiformis - Grape Root Borer - Hodges#2530
Species scepsiformis - Lesser Grape Root Borer - Hodges#2531
Tribe Pennisetiini
Genus Pennisetia
Species marginatum - Raspberry Crown Borer - Hodges#2513
Tribe Tinthiini
Genus Sophona
Species snellingi - Sophona snellingi - Hodges#2513.2
Species greenfieldi - Sophona greenfieldi - Hodges#2513.1
Genus Zenodoxus
Species canescens - Zenodoxus canescens - Hodges#2514
Species heucherae - Zenodoxus heucherae - Hodges#2515
Species maculipes - Zenodoxus maculipes - Hodges#2516
Species palmii - Zenodoxus palmii - Hodges#2518
Species mexicanus - Zenodoxus mexicanus - Hodges#2517
Species rubens - Zenodoxus rubens - Hodges#2519
Species sidalceae - Zenodoxus sidalceae - Hodges#2520