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Tribe Smerinthini

Pachysphinx: occidentalis or modesta? - Pachysphinx occidentalis Small-eyed Sphinx - Paonias myops - male Can someone tell me what is this species? - Paonias excaecata Sphingidae - Pachysphinx modesta huckleberry sphinx - Paonias astylus Furry orange and yellow moth. - Paonias astylus Walnut Sphinx - Amorpha juglandis sphinx moth - Amorpha juglandis
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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).