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    • Bombycoidea
  • Spanish
    • Polillas esfinges, de seda, emperador y parientes
  • English
    • Sphinx / Hawk Moths, Silk Moths, Emperor Moths & allies

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

wkcheng71

Date

November 18, 2014 10:26 AM HKT

Place

Fung Yuen (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

aman

Date

November 17, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 24, 2014 07:27 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Five-spotted Hawk Moth Manduca quinquemaculatus

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 24, 2014 11:20 PM PDT

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What

Rustic Sphinx Manduca rustica

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 25, 2014 12:04 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Ello Sphinx Moth Erinnyis ello

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 25, 2014 12:19 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Falcon Sphinx Moth Xylophanes falco

Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 24, 2014 10:52 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 25, 2014 01:44 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

jaykeller

Date

August 25, 2014 02:03 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Western Sheepmoth Hemileuca eglanterina

Observer

abr

Date

July 26, 2008 12:41 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Carolina Sphinx Manduca sexta

Observer

connlindajo

Date

November 17, 2014 03:51 PM CST

Description

Found when cleaning up freeze-killed tomato plants in vegetable garden. Hornworm was not too "spiffy". Temp. about 50 F.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Polyphemus Moth Antheraea polyphemus

Observer

mcduck

Date

July 7, 2011

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

144mm wingspan. Came to black light/MV trap (live oak/chaparral habitat).

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Description from Wikipedia

Bombycoidea is a superfamily of moths. It contains the silk moths, emperor moths, sphinx moths and relatives. The Lasiocampoidea are close relatives and sometimes merged in the present group. Their larvae exhibit horns.

No range data available.