Moths of Southeastern Arizona:

Sphingidae ( Hawkmoths )

Eumorpha typhon

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Sphingidae [49 Species listed, all figured]

References:

  1. Tutle (2007). The Hawkmoths of North America Wedge Entomological Research foundation. An excellent text on the natural histroy of hawkmoths.
  2. Hodges (1971), Fascicle 21 of The Moths of American North of Mexico
  3. Schmidt. 2009. Hemaris thetis is a distinct species. J. lep Soc. 63: 100-109. pdf

Species list:

Subfamily Sphinginae

Tribe Sphingini

  1. Pink-spotted hawkmoth (Agrius cingulata ) [ MONA 7771 ]
  2. Cocytius antaeus [ MONA 7772 ]
  3. Carolina sphinx (Manduca sexta) [ MONA 7775 ]
  4. Five-spotted hawkmoth (Manduca quinquemaculata ) [ MONA 7776 ]
  5. Occult sphinx (Manduca occulta ) [ MONA 7777 ]
  6. Rustic sphinx (Manduca rustica ) [ MONA 7778 ]
  7. Muscosa sphinx (Manduca muscosa ) [ MONA 7781 ]
  8. Florestan sphinx (Manduca florestan ) [ MONA 7782 ]
  9. Dolbogene hartwegii [ MONA 7785 ]
  10. Ceratomia amyntor [ MONA 7786 ]
  11. Sonoran sphinx (Ceratomia sonorensis) [ MONA 7788 ]
  12. Elsa sphinx (Sagenosoma elsa ) [ MONA 7792 ]
  13. Smith's sphinx (Lintneria smithi )
  14. Separated sphinx (Lintneria separata) [ MONA 7798 ]
  15. Istar sphinx (Sphinx istar ) [ MONA 7799 ]
  16. Great ash sphinx (Sphinx chersis ) [ MONA 7802 ]
  17. Incense cedar sphinx (Sphinx libocedrus ) [ MONA 7804 ]
  18. Asella sphinx (Sphinx asella ) [ MONA 7806 ]
  19. Doll's sphinx (Sphinx dollii ) [ MONA 7813 ]

Tribe Smerinthini

  1. One-eyed sphinx (Smerinthus cerisyi ) [ MONA 7822 ]
  2. Salicet sphinx (Smerinthus saliceti ) [ MONA 7823 ]
  3. Small-eyed sphinx (Paonias myops) [ MONA 7825 ]
  4. Big poplar sphinx (Pachysphinx occidentalis) [ MONA 7828 ]

Subfamily Macroglossinae

Tribe Dilophonotini

  1. Tetrio sphinx (Pseudosphinx tetrio) [ MONA 7830 ]
  2. Rimosus sphinx (Isognathus rimosus) [ MONA 7831 ]
  3. Alope sphinx (Erinnyis alope) [ MONA 7832 ]
  4. Lassaux's sphinx (Erinnyis lassauxii) [ MONA 7833 ]
  5. Ello sphinx (Erinnyis ello) [ MONA 7834 ]
  6. Cramer's sphinx (Erinnyis crameri) [ MONA 7836 ]
  7. Obscure sphinx (Erinnyis obscura) [ MONA 7837 ]
  8. Fig sphinx (Pachylia ficus) [ MONA 7841 ]
  9. Falcifera sphinx (Callionima falcifera) [ MONA 7845 ]
  10. Clavipes sphinx (Aellopos clavipes) [ MONA 7848 ]
  11. Mournful sphinx (Enyo lugubris) [ MONA 7851 ]
  12. Westen Snowberry clearwing (Hemaris thetis) [ MONA 7855 ]

Tribe Philampelini

  1. Satellite sphinx (Eumorpha satellitia) [ MONA 7858 ]
  2. Achemon sphinx (Eumorpha achemon) [ MONA 7861 ]
  3. Typhon sphinx (Eumorpha typhon) [ MONA 7863 ]
  4. Vine sphinx (Eumorpha vitis) [ MONA 7864 ]
  5. Banded sphinx (Eumorpha fasciata) [ MONA 7865 ]
  6. Eumorpha elisa[ no MONA ]

Tribe Macroglossini

  1. Cautethia spuria [ MONA 7868 ]
  2. Vega sphinx (Proserpinus vega) [ MONA 7878 ]
  3. Terloo sphinx (Proserpinus terlooii) [ MONA 7879 ]
  4. Falcon sphinx (Xylophanes falco) [ MONA 7889 ]
  5. Brown and yellow sphinx (Xylophanes ceratomoides)
  6. Xylophanes tersa [ MONA 7890 ]
  7. White-lined sphinx (Hyles lineata) [ MONA 7894 ]


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