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Subfamily Tinthiinae

Moth-wasp mimic - Vitacea polistiformis cooperative!!!with a capital C - Pennisetia marginata Albuna? Clearwing Moth - Pennisetia marginata - male Paranthrene tabaniformis?? - Paranthrene tabaniformis Yellow hornet [mimic] with furry/rusty wings - Paranthrene robiniae - female Moth - Paranthrene robiniae Sesiidae: Albuna fraxini - Albuna fraxini - female Vitacea polistiformis ? - Vitacea polistiformis - male
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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 Tinthiinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tinthiinae Le Cerf, 1917
Explanation of Names
Derived from genus Tinthia Walker.