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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

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What

White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

Observer

james3

Date

April 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

juancruzado

Date

April 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Observer

cab0_

Date

October 8, 2013

Photos / Sounds

What

One-eyed Sphinx Smerinthus cerisyi

Observer

antnat

Date

April 23, 2014

Description

Mating pair on grass stem on the side of the trail. About 2 inch wing span. Very impressive creature!

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sphinx Moths Family Sphingidae

Observer

martingrimm

Date

April 22, 2014 10:59 PM EAT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

andyk

Date

April 22, 2014 12:34 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Observer

canopalma

Date

April 22, 2014

Description

feeding on cassava

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

charro

Date

October 14, 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Buck Moth Hemileuca maia

Observer

amataka1

Date

April 22, 2014

Description

clump of stinging caterpillars

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Small-eyed Sphinx Paonias myops

Observer

kaylahylton12

Date

April 21, 2014 09:17 PM EDT

Description

I have no idea what this is, but it looks like some kind of moth and it was sitting on the car after a ballgame. I thought it was unique, so I took a picture of it.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

martingrimm

Date

April 22, 2014 06:47 AM EAT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

martingrimm

Date

April 22, 2014 06:48 AM EAT
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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.