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Superfamily Sesioidea - Clearwing Moths

Odd moth? - Melittia gloriosa Carmenta rubricincta - male wasp mimic - Zenodoxus rubens Clearwing Moth - Synanthedon scitula - female moth? - Albuna fraxini moth - Alcathoe caudata Synanthedon acerni – Maple Callus Borer Moth - Synanthedon acerni Douglas Pitch Moth, Synanthadon sp - Synanthedon novaroensis
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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.