Synonyms: Harris 1839
Aegeria scitula, Aegeria corrusca, Aegeria aemula, Sesia aemula, Trochilium gallivorum, Trochilium hospes, Sesia scitula, Thamnosphecia scitula, Thamnosphecia scitula race corusca
American Journal of Science and Arts, 1839, Vol. 36 by Harris, pg. 313.
The Gardeners’ Chronicle and Agricultural Gazette, 1854 by Westwood, pg. 757.
Smithsonian Miscellaneous Collections, 1862: Synopsis of described Lepidoptera of N.A. by Morris, pg. 141: repeat of original description.
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Philadelphia, 1866-67, Vol. 6 by Walsh, pp. 270 to 271.
Papilio, 1881, Vol. 1 by Edwards, pp. 193 to 194.
Papilio, 1882, Vol. 2 by Edwards, pp. 96 to 97.
Papilio, 1883, Vol. 3 by Edwards, pp. 155 to 156.
Fifth Report of the United States Entomological Commission, 1890, Bulletin #7 by Packard, pg. 217.
The Canadian Entomologist, 1892, Vol. 24 by Kellicott, pp. 45 to 46.
Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 1894, Vol. 6 Article 2 by Beutenmuller, pg. 94.
Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History, 1896, Vol. 8 Article 7 by Beutenmuller, pp. 139 to 140.
Cornell University Agricultural Experiment Station, 1922, Memoir #56 by Wellhouse, pp. 1076 to 1077.
Bulletin of the United States National Museum, 1946, #190 Clearwing Moths by Engelhardt, pp. 114 to 118.
The Moths of American North of Mexico, 1988 Fascicle 5.1: Sesioidea by Eichlin & Duckworth, pp. 76 to 77.
Holotype as Aegeria scitula by Harris, 1839. Type Locality: United States. Type lost.
Syntypes (2 adults and a pupa casing) in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts. MCZ#26362 and Harris #333. No photos.
Holotype as Trochilium gallivorum by Westwood, 1854. Type Locality: North America. Type lost.
Holotype as Trochilium hospes male by Walsh, 1866. Type Locality: Rock Island, Illinois. Type lost.
Holotype as Aegeria corrusca male by Edwards, 1881. Type Locality: Texas. In the American Museum of Natural History, New York, New York.
Holotype as Aegeria aemula by Edwards, 1883. Type Locality: Unknown. In the United States National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian, Washington, D.C.
Note: Listed as a lectotype under Sesia aemula Hy. Edwards. No photos.