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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

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Observer

pete_woods

Date

July 29, 2014 09:04 PM EDT

Description

collected at black light trap
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Photos / Sounds

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What

Small-eyed Sphinx Paonias myops

Observer

tapaculo99

Date

July 29, 2014

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Observer

brianw

Date

July 29, 2014

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Observer

brianw

Date

July 26, 2014

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Observer

icosahedron

Date

July 27, 2014 11:50 AM PDT

Description

Along the high trail, these were flying upslope; passing through swarms of nectaring Sierran Percopids...

Looks to me like the typical Hemileuca hera? I thought that one was more in Oregon. Since it's so pretty, I'll just post it to bug guide and get their input.

Photos / Sounds

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What

polyphemus moth Antheraea polyphemus

Observer

crgillette

Date

July 29, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hubbard's Silk Moth Sphingicampa hubbardi

Observer

texasblonde

Date

July 30, 2014 01:32 AM CDT

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What

Luna Moth Actias luna

Observer

stevemo

Date

July 29, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

White-lined Sphinx Moth Hyles lineata

Observer

annikaml

Date

March 26, 2014 08:07 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Spiny Oakworm Moth Anisota stigma

Observer

treichard

Date

July 27, 2014 12:06 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Spiny Oakworm Moth Anisota stigma

Observer

treichard

Date

July 15, 2014 02:16 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Twin-spotted sphinx Smerinthus jamaicensis

Date

June 4, 2014 11:59 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.