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Genus Synanthedon

Clearwing Moth - Synanthedon arkansasensis Clearwing Wasp Moth - Synanthedon resplendens 2575 - Synanthedon arkansasensis Maple Borer - Synanthedon acerni Peachtree Borer - Synanthedon exitiosa ? - Synanthedon polygoni Borer in black knot gall on cherry (Prunus sp.) - Synanthedon pictipes Synanthedon acerrubri - male
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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 Synanthedonini
Genus Synanthedon
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Synanthedon Hübner, 1819
Explanation of Names
Probably from Greek syn (συν)- "with" + anthedon (ανθηδων)- "the flowery one", a poetic name for the bee.
Numbers
Nearctica lists 41 species.
Print References
Engelhardt, G.P. 1946. The North American Clear-wing Moths of the family Aegeriidae. United States National Museum Bulletin 190: 87-88
Internet References