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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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sphinx Moths Family Sphingidae

Observer

raomoct68

Date

October 15, 2010

Description

Mariposa nocturna

Photos / Sounds

What

Tersa Sphinx Xylophanes tersa

Observer

raomoct68

Date

October 15, 2010

Description

Mariposa nocturna

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Tobacco Hornworm Manduca sexta

Observer

kylejones

Date

September 1, 2014 04:58 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

August 1, 2014

Description

At black light.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

July 31, 2014

Description

At black light.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

Observer

jimjohnson

Date

July 31, 2014

Description

At black light.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

steph_rene

Date

August 31, 2014 07:15 PM EDT

Description

Green and black caterpillar, about 2" long, with a spine protruding from its posterior end.

Photos / Sounds

What

Hummingbird Hawkmoth Macroglossum stellatarum

Observer

jakob

Date

August 5, 2014

Place

Rémuzat (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

bvanderweide

Date

August 26, 2014 04:50 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Emperor, Atlas, Moon & Silk Moths Family Saturniidae

Observer

alicep

Date

August 29, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

kucycads

Date

August 18, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Achemon Sphinx Eumorpha achemon

Observer

paldrete

Date

August 30, 2014 06:00 PM CDT

Description

...on a wooden fence...

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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.