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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gaudettelaura

Date

December 27, 2015

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Cecropia Moth Hyalophora cecropia

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susanelliott

Date

February 13, 2016

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What

Polyphemus Moth Antheraea polyphemus

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alison_kondler

Date

May 28, 2015 11:30 AM MDT

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What

Buck Moth Hemileuca maia

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kburke

Date

June 6, 2008

Description

On the bark of a chestnut oak (Quercus prinus)

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gaudettelaura

Date

December 30, 2015

Description

I'm thinking this is A. zurobara. Any thoughts welcome.

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Silk Moths Family Bombycidae

Observer

gancw1

Date

February 2, 2016 12:10 PM AWST

Description

Inside Gan's house

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Ceanothus Silk Moth Hyalophora euryalus

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andreawesche1

Date

February 12, 2016 07:42 AM PST

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Emperor, Atlas, Moon & Silk Moths Family Saturniidae

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onildo_marini

Date

February 12, 2016 12:21 PM GST

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What

Gum Emperor Moth Opodiphthera eucalypti

Observer

gibbisons

Date

February 28, 2015 07:55 PM TOT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Carolina Sphinx Manduca sexta

Observer

ostevens

Date

August 23, 2015 10:47 PM PDT

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Sphinx Moths Family Sphingidae

Observer

andyjones

Date

March 10, 2013 08:09 PM EDT

Description

La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica. Please acknowledge any use of this photo: Andy Jones, Cleveland Museum of Natural History

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What

Sphinx Moths Family Sphingidae

Observer

andyjones

Date

March 14, 2013 09:57 AM EDT

Description

Please acknowledge any use of this photo: Andy Jones, Cleveland Museum of Natural History

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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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