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

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Recent observations

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Tau Emperor Aglia tau

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eloujah

Date

April 28, 2016 04:16 PM SAST

Description

2 males and 1 female.

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mattcarter

Date

April 30, 2016 12:11 PM PDT

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Attacine Silkmoths Tribe Attacini

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sujataroy

Date

April 30, 2016

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Bee Robber Acherontia lachesis

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papilionoidea

Date

April 30, 2016 10:01 PM AWST

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Sphinx Moths Family Sphingidae

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vilseskog

Date

March 11, 2016 01:33 PM EST

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Luna Moth Actias luna

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friel

Date

April 29, 2016 10:55 PM CDT

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Luna Moth Actias luna

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rkelly_a7x

Date

April 30, 2016 12:39 AM EDT

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Hawk/Sphinx, Silk, Emperor and allied Moths Superfamily Bombycoidea

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coatlicue

Date

April 27, 2016 07:29 PM EDT

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Cecropia Moth Hyalophora cecropia

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trichomanes

Date

April 29, 2016 12:08 PM CDT

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terriv

Date

April 28, 2016

Description

larvae of an Electra Buckmoth (Hemileuca electra). Viewed along a Tijuana Estuary trail - has parasites on body.

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Western Poplar Sphinx Pachysphinx occidentalis

Observer

scstroller

Date

April 19, 2016 11:39 AM PDT

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vilseskog

Date

March 11, 2016 01:20 PM EST

Description

Came into conference room. ID by Zak Van Loocke on FB

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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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