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Genus Vitacea

Vitacea admiranda Grape Root Borer Moth  - Vitacea polistiformis wasp mimic clearwing moth,  Lesser Grape Root Borer - Vitacea scepsiformis - female Grape Root Borer Moth - 2530 - Dorsal - Vitacea polistiformis - male Grape Root Borer Moth - Hodges #2530 - Vitacea polistiformis - female backyard bug #1 - Vitacea polistiformis Possible Grape Root Borer - Vitacea polistiformis Red Paper Wasp mimic Clearwing Moth - Vitacea scepsiformis
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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 Tinthiinae
Tribe Paranthrenini
Genus Vitacea
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Vitacea Engelhardt, 1946
Explanation of Names
Vitaceae (grape) named for the host plant genus.
Print References
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 190: 151-152