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Tribe Sesiini

NOT a Vespula squamosa -- some type of clearwing moth. - Sesia tibiale hornet moth  - Sesia tibiale - female A wasp-mimicking moth, newly emerged from a cottonwood - Sesia tibiale Yellow Jacket Mimic Moth - Sesia tibiale - male Nice Vespula mimic - Sesia tibiale Sesiidae - Clearwing moth - Sesia tibiale Which Clearwing? - Sesia tibiale - male Hornet Moth - Sesia apiformis
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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 Sesiini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sesiini Boisduval, 1828
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.