Classification
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  • English
    • Hawk/Sphinx, Silk, Emperor and Allied Moths
  • Korean
    • 누에나방상과
  • Scientific Names
    • Bombycoidea
  • Spanish
    • Polillas esfinges, de seda, emperador y parientes
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 蠶蛾總科

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Recent observations

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Square

Observer

pbedell

Date

January 6, 2017 09:43 PM EST

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Observer

love3

Date

January 13, 2017 03:07 PM HST

Description

male

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What

Oleander Hawk-moth Daphnis nerii

Observer

eleeuw

Date

January 20, 2017 01:40 PM SAST

Description

The caterpillar was found on the ground.
Photographer : Wendy Rwagasana

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Square

Observer

idlegrraphics

Date

January 14, 2017 01:02 PM CST

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Square

What

Tulip-tree Silkmoth Callosamia angulifera

Observer

robvanepps

Date

May 30, 2013 09:43 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Luna Moth Actias luna

Observer

robvanepps

Date

May 24, 2012 09:51 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Orange-Tipped Oakworm Moth Anisota senatoria

Observer

robvanepps

Date

May 22, 2004 09:04 AM EDT

Description

Basing identification vs. A. sentoria on sharp angle of hindwing, which is discussed in BugGuide.

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Square

What

Rosy Maple Moth Dryocampa rubicunda

Observer

robvanepps

Date

July 19, 2012 11:54 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Imperial Moth Eacles imperialis

Observer

robvanepps

Date

July 28, 2012 12:12 AM EDT

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No photos or sounds

What

Tetrio Sphinx Pseudosphinx tetrio

Observer

mariagallegosk

Date

January 14, 2017 04:35 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Cypress sphinx moth Isoparce cupressi

Observer

edweidow0

Date

November 1, 2016 12:00 AM CDT

Description

Found dead behind UNO Library construction barrier. Fall 2016.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Moon Moths Genus Actias

Observer

oscarangel

Date

January 19, 2017 02:59 PM CST
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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.
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