Classification
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All Names

  • English
    • Hawk/Sphinx, Silk , Emperor and allied Moths
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 蠶蛾總科
  • Scientific Names
    • Bombycoidea
  • Spanish
    • Polillas esfinges, de seda, emperador y parientes

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sphinx Moths Family Sphingidae

Observer

milopyne

Date

September 3, 2015 12:48 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Imperial Moth Eacles imperialis

Date

September 3, 2015

Description

Pretty cool looking moth on our front porch tonight

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What

Hummingbird Clearwing Hemaris thysbe

Observer

sdz456

Date

August 6, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Japanese Silk Moth Antheraea yamamai

Observer

manu

Date

September 4, 2015 08:18 AM JST

Description

Male, resting on wall outside a convenience store.

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What

Orange-Tipped Oakworm Moth Anisota senatoria

Observer

bluets15

Date

September 3, 2015 02:29 PM EDT

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What

Io Moth Automeris io

Observer

crgillette

Date

September 3, 2015 04:52 AM EDT

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Square

What

Luna Moth Actias luna

Observer

hobiecat

Date

September 1, 2015

Place

Grand Isle (Google, OSM)

Description

caterpillar

later estimated length
~ 2.5in >5cm

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

mireya19

Date

October 9, 2010

Photos / Sounds

What

Luna Moth Actias luna

Observer

rcurtis

Date

August 30, 2015 12:40 PM EDT

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Square

What

Luna Moth Actias luna

Observer

gerbersnakehooks

Date

August 29, 2015 09:46 PM CDT

Description

Beautiful moth

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Luna Moth Actias luna

Observer

earthstephen

Date

September 2, 2015 01:59 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Cecropia Moth Hyalophora cecropia

Observer

wabbytwax

Date

August 31, 2015

Description

My first time finding one of these in caterpillar form. Very exciting to photograph with my macro lens. Makes up for the lack of snakes this day.

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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.