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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

Observer

mschmidt1966

Date

March 2, 2013 07:53 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

Observer

royaltyler

Date

April 19, 2014 09:47 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mrfish33

Date

June 24, 2009

Description

This moth was gorgeous even though its wings had certainly seen better times.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Atlas Moth Attacus atlas

Observer

mrfish33

Date

June 24, 2009

Description

On the wall of an old ranger station, at about 600 meters elevation, with many other moths.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

Observer

royaltyler

Date

April 19, 2014 09:47 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Waved Sphinx Moth Ceratomia undulosa

Observer

royaltyler

Date

April 19, 2014 09:55 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Rustic Sphinx (Manduca rustica) Manduca rustica

Observer

juancruzado

Date

April 18, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

Observer

royaltyler

Date

April 17, 2014 10:30 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Creeper Sphinx Moth Darapsa myron

Observer

royaltyler

Date

April 19, 2014 03:37 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

bernard

Date

February 8, 2014

Description

Found in the morning, on the canvas of my tent. Probably attracted to light.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

oryzias

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

What

灰白蠶蛾 Trilocha varians

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

April 18, 2014 11:36 PM HKT

Description

灰白蠶蛾 (Trilocha varians)

Reference:
http://163.17.36.1/moth/moth/108/108idae.html

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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.