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Superfamily Sesioidea - Clearwing Moths

Clearwing Moth, black body with a fluffy red tail - Synanthedon acerni Illinois data point - Synanthedon acerni Moths mating - Sannina uroceriformis - male - female SVB - Melittia cucurbitae - female A Moth or Not a Moth? Black Mystery ... - Albuna fraxini Maple Callus Borer - Hodges#2554 - Synanthedon acerni Orange-tailed Clearwing - Synanthedon richardsi Osminia ruficornis? - Osminia ruficornis
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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)
Print References
Knudson, E. & C. Bordelon. 2003. Texas Lepidoptera Atlas Vol VII- Sesioidea. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston, Texas. 4 Plates. (3)
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.
3.Texas Lepidoptera Atlas Vol VII- Sesioidea
Knudson, E. & C. Bordelon. 2003. Texas Lepidoptera Survey, Houston, Texas.