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Subfamily Sesiinae

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Cissuvora ampelopsis - Hodges #2521 - Cissuvora ampelopsis Cissuvora ampelopsis - male Moth resembles paper wasps - Cissuvora ampelopsis

SVB - Melittia cucurbitae Melittia snowii found in garden - Melittia grandis Melittia snowii Not sure of the moth... was thinking a hummingbird moth but the thick hairy legs and colour and ... are wrong. Sphinx........... - Melittia cucurbitae Unknown in VT? - Melittia cucurbitae Melittia cucurbitae  - Melittia cucurbitae Brush-winged, 2-horned mandible, and purple antennae  - Melittia cucurbitae

Small sesiid - Osminia ruficornis (Hy. Edwards) - Osminia ruficornis - male Calasesia coccinea (Beutenm├╝ller) - Calasesia coccinea Calasesia coccinea on Pomaria jamesii - Calasesia coccinea Small Fringe-winged Moth? - Osminia ruficornis Osminia ruficornis? - Osminia ruficornis Calasesia coccinea? - Calasesia coccinea black and yellow moth - Osminia ruficornis Sesiinae? - Osminia ruficornis

Sesia spartani (Eichlin & Taft) - Sesia spartani - male NOT a Vespula squamosa -- some type of clearwing moth. - Sesia tibiale Poplar clearwing borer - Hodges#2543 Female? - Sesia tibiale - female Yellow Jacket Mimic Moth - Sesia tibiale - male Yellow Jacket Mimic Moth - Sesia tibiale - male Nice Vespula mimic - Sesia tibiale Yellowjacket Mimic - Sesia tibiale Raspberry crown borer  - Sesia tibiale

Moth [Carmenta pyralidiformis?] ID Request - Carmenta pyralidiformis Carmenta mimuli (Hy. Edwards) - Carmenta mimuli - male Synanthedon arizonensis - female Lesser peach tree borer - Synanthedon pictipes Carmenta ithacae - Hodges#2600 - Carmenta ithacae - female Polistes mimic? - Podosesia syringae Moth - Carmenta ithacae Sesiid - Carmenta wellerae