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Genus Vitacea

sesiid - Vitacea sesiid - Vitacea Moth-wasp mimic - Vitacea polistiformis wasp-mimic moth - Vitacea polistiformis Grape Root Borer Moth? - Vitacea polistiformis Grape Root Borer Moth - Hodges #2530 - Vitacea polistiformis - female Grape Root Borer Moth - Vitacea polistiformis - Vitacea polistiformis - female Sesiid - Vitacea polistiformis - female
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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 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