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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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What

Virginia Creeper Sphinx Moth Darapsa myron

Observer

tapaculo99

Date

July 21, 2014

Description

Awesome species, only stayed at the light for a moment, though.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

keimwj

Date

May 30, 2014 03:08 PM EDT

Description

30 May 2014.
Bethlehem, Northampton Co, PA.
Attracted to lights in a parking garage.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Atlas Moth Attacus atlas

Observer

techieoldfox

Date

July 22, 2014 11:04 AM SGT

Place

Singapore (Google, OSM)

Description

Atlas Moth Caterpillar, Attacus atlas

Photos / Sounds

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What

Waved Sphinx Moth Ceratomia undulosa

Observer

treichard

Date

July 17, 2014 12:23 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

laurel sphinx (Sphinx kalmiae) Sphinx kalmiae

Observer

vce14

Date

July 21, 2014

Description

Photo by J. Megyesi

Photos / Sounds

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What

Rosy Maple Moth Dryocampa rubicunda

Observer

kpmcfarland

Date

July 19, 2014 11:21 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

martingrimm

Date

July 19, 2014 11:01 PM EAT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Emperor, Atlas, Moon & Silk Moths Family Saturniidae

Observer

martingrimm

Date

July 21, 2014 07:19 AM EAT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Modest Sphinx Moth Pachysphinx modesta

Observer

eats_crayons

Date

July 20, 2014

Place

Bala, Ontario, Canada (Google, OSM)

Description

Drinking spilled nectar from hummingbird feeder. Large, approximately 80-90mm, with purple under wings.

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Photos / Sounds

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What

Hummingbird Clearwing Hemaris thysbe

Observer

tapaculo99

Date

July 20, 2014

Description

Pretty sure on the ID. Not 100%.

Photos / Sounds

What

Polyphemus Moth Antheraea polyphemus

Observer

eats_crayons

Date

July 21, 2014

Place

Ontario, Canada (Google, OSM)

Description

At a truck stop off the highway.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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What

pink-striped oakworm moth Anisota virginiensis

Date

July 18, 2014

Description

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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.