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Subfamily Sesiinae

Clearwing Wasp Moth - Synanthedon resplendens - female Carmenta suffusata Engelhardt - Carmenta suffusata - male Squash Vine Borer - Melittia cucurbitae Peach Borer? - Synanthedon pictipes Lilac Borer - Podosesia syringae Synanthedon bolteri Carmenta verecunda? Clearwing moth - Synanthedon bibionipennis Clearwing moth? - Carmenta armasata
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Sesioidea (Clearwing Moths)
Family Sesiidae (Clearwing Moths)
Subfamily Sesiinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sesiinae Boisduval, 1828
Aegeriinae Stephens, 1828
Melittiinae Le Cerf, 1917
Paranthreninae Niculescu, 1964
Synanthedoninae Niculescu, 1964
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.