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Tribe Melittiini

Clearwing moth - Squash vine borer? - Melittia cucurbitae Red Mystery Insect - Bee? Fly? Moth? - Melittia cucurbitae Orange and Black moth on milkweed - Melittia cucurbitae Squash Vine Borer - Melittia cucurbitae Any ideas what this is? - Melittia grandis Not sure of the moth... was thinking a hummingbird moth but the thick hairy legs and colour and ... are wrong. Sphinx........... - Melittia cucurbitae Melittia cucurbitae  - Melittia cucurbitae squash vine borer moth - Melittia cucurbitae
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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)
Family Sesiidae (Clearwing Moths)
Subfamily Sesiinae
Tribe Melittiini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Melittiini Le Cerf, 1917
Explanation of Names
Derived from genus Melittia Hübner.