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

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Recent observations

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What

Sphinx Moths Family Sphingidae

Observer

clcscience

Date

August 28, 2014 02:41 PM EDT

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What

Luna Moth Actias luna

Observer

amp29174

Date

August 28, 2014

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Observer

janicewinter

Date

August 26, 2014 03:16 PM EDT

Description

Hovering around the abelia shrubs yellow body with dark brown on lower section and clear fast moving wings

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What

White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

Observer

royaltyler

Date

August 26, 2014 05:46 AM MDT

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Sphinx Moths Family Sphingidae

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andreadelai

Date

August 16, 2014

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Observer

jimjohnson

Date

July 28, 2014

Description

At black light.

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What

Pandorus Sphinx Moth Eumorpha pandorus

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jmcalpin

Date

August 27, 2014 04:09 PM CDT

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What

Cecropia moth Hyalophora cecropia

Observer

jsoukhome

Date

August 27, 2014 04:37 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Polillas cuatro espejos Genus Rothschildia

Observer

lalocastillomx

Date

December 23, 2012

Description

Polilla, habitante de las urbes, al oriente de la CDMX...

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What

Rosy Maple Moth Dryocampa rubicunda

Observer

melanietaylor

Date

August 20, 2014 06:30 PM CDT

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What

Cecropia Moth Hyalophora cecropia

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nicolebot

Date

August 23, 2014 09:22 PM EDT

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What

One-eyed Sphinx Smerinthus cerisyi

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

July 27, 2014

Description

At black light.

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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.