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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Gum emperor moth Opodiphthera eucalypti

Observer

angelasimpson

Date

February 27, 2015

Place

wellingotn (Google, OSM)

Description

found alongside a wide track, on gum tree

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

sveingeirr

Date

March 4, 2015 11:53 AM AWST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

It's in the same genus as an atlas moth but it seems a bit small. Southern philippines

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Spotted Apatelodes Apatelodes torrefacta

Observer

bonnieeamick

Date

September 27, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Cabbage Tree Emperor Moth Bunaea alcinoe

Observer

martinahoelzllwg

Date

November 2, 2010

Description

Very fascinating how big they are.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

small-eyed sphinx Paonias myops

Observer

alkriner

Date

July 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

Observer

finatic

Date

February 28, 2015 03:29 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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What

White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

Observer

finatic

Date

February 28, 2015 03:20 PM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

Date

March 2, 2015

Description

ID on bugguide.net was probable Callosamia, but I don't know the species.

Update 3 PM on March 2: identified on bugguide.net as Callosamia promethea

Photos / Sounds

Observer

opuntia

Date

May 12, 2007 08:36 AM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

ignacio_march

Date

September 8, 1999

Description

Mariposa Nocturna, Estación Ixcán, Selva Lacandona, Chiapas, México.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

humanbeing1993

Date

March 2, 2015 06:16 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

i_c_riddell

Date

February 26, 2015 01:05 PM CAT

Description

Oleander Hawk Moth
Died indoors

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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.