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

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Sphinx Moths Family Sphingidae

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

May 23, 2016 11:46 PM HKT

Description

Wingspan is about 40mm only. Kind of a small sized sphinx moth.
Have I seen it before?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Luna Moth Actias luna

Observer

wyoerger

Date

May 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Nessus Sphinx Amphion floridensis

Observer

maractwin

Date

May 23, 2016 07:54 PM ADT

Description

I was making dinner when I saw this out the kitchen window. Grabbed my camera and went outside and managed to get a shot.

Photos / Sounds

What

Snowberry Clearwing Hemaris diffinis

Observer

nbdragonflyguy

Date

May 21, 2016 10:53 AM ADT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

Observer

dlbowls

Date

May 22, 2016 12:17 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

One-eyed Sphinx Smerinthus cerisyi

Observer

ladyslipperng

Date

May 23, 2016 04:16 PM EDT

Description

It had been on our screen for two days and will not move

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Pandorus Sphinx Moth Eumorpha pandorus

Observer

dealfarms

Date

May 22, 2016 03:49 PM COT

Photos / Sounds

What

Emperor, Atlas, Moon & Silk Moths Family Saturniidae

Observer

jakob

Date

May 21, 2016 05:12 PM CEST

Description

Quite large - Aglia tau, or Saturnia pavonia?

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

lucacalcagno

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Giant Peacock Moth Saturnia pyri

Observer

lucacalcagno

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Hummingbird Hawkmoth Macroglossum stellatarum

Observer

lucacalcagno

Date

the past

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Luna Moth Actias luna

Observer

doglover201610

Date

May 23, 2016 02:23 PM EDT
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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.
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