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    • 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

Square

What

io moth Automeris io

Observer

hydaticus

Date

October 11, 2014

Place

austin, tx (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Imperial Moth Eacles imperialis

Observer

hydaticus

Date

September 9, 2014

Place

austin, tx (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Observer

farkasjk

Date

October 11, 2014 01:29 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

Observer

ericisley

Date

October 23, 2009 10:56 AM CDT

Description

October 2009
Closest I can ID is a White lined sphinx but seems all the online images vary from one to another, Very large 4-6 inches long

Photos / Sounds

What

IO moth Automeris io

Observer

ericisley

Date

October 30, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

October 30, 2014 05:28 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

Observer

atakamara

Date

October 20, 2014 06:40 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

jimsteamer

Date

October 1, 2014

Description

Sphinx Moth

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

茜草后紅斜線天蛾 Hippotion rosetta

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

October 30, 2014 07:09 AM WST

Description

茜草后紅斜線天蛾 (Hippotion rosetta) Size is 50-55mm in length.

Reference :
香港蝽類昆蟲圖鑑 A Photographic Guide to Hong Kong True Bugs 1st Editon July 2012 - Vor Yiu & Chiu Ha YIP Page 487

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Io moth Automeris io

Observer

marcopperman

Date

October 30, 2014 08:50 AM CDT

Description

On host redbud.

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

dsrivera

Date

November 16, 2013

Description

Un gusano verde en el camino del campo escuela scout meztitla

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hummingbird Hawkmoth Macroglossum stellatarum

Observer

th0th

Date

October 5, 2014
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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.