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Genus Synanthedon

Peachtree Borer Moth - Synanthedon - male ID Please - Synanthedon acerni Persimon Borer? - Synanthedon exitiosa Either a moth/butterfly or a fly or a bee...? And maybe a parastic worm tagging along for the ride. - Synanthedon exitiosa - female Clearwing Moth - Synanthedon rileyana peachtree borer - Synanthedon exitiosa - male Unknown insect seen on the American River. - Synanthedon bibionipennis Moths with transparent wings - Synanthedon albicornis - male - 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 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
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