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Tribe Smerinthini

The Sphinx - Paonias myops Moth, large, body Small-eyed Sphinx - Paonias myops - Paonias myops Smerinthus jamaicensis, Twin-Spotted Sphinx Moth - Smerinthus jamaicensis Paonias excaecata name of moth needed, please - Smerinthus jamaicensis - male Paonias excaecata - male 201908011835004 Twin-spotted Sphinx (Smerinthus jamaicensis) Moth near Gore Bay - Mainitoulin Island, ON, CA - Smerinthus jamaicensis
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Bombycoidea (Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths)
Family Sphingidae (Sphinx Moths)
Subfamily Smerinthinae
Tribe Smerinthini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Smerinthini Grote & Robinson, 1865
Explanation of Names
Smerinthini from the type genus Smerinthus (Latreille), apparently from the Greek "merinthos" (μήρινθος) meaning "cord, rope." (PDF, see pg. 26).