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Superfamily Sesioidea - Clearwing Moths

Clearwing Moth - Carmenta giliae Maple Callus Borer Hodges# 2554 - Synanthedon acerni Clearwinged Moth - Synanthedon culiciformis - male wasp-like? - Alcathoe caudata Strawberry Crown Borer - Synanthedon bibionipennis Clearwing Moth - Carmenta ithacae - male Clearwing Moth - Carmenta wellerae - female Synanthedon ppossibly bolteri on Jamesia americana  - Synanthedon bolteri
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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)
Explanation of Names
From the type genus Sesia, Greek meaning "moth." (1), (2)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.An accentuated list of the British Lepidoptera, with hints on the derivation of the names.
Anonymous. 1858. The Entomological Societies of Oxford and Cambridge.