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Family Sphingidae - Sphinx Moths

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths
Superfamily Bombycoidea - Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths
Family Sphingidae - Sphinx Moths

Subfamily Macroglossinae
Tribe Dilophonotini
Genus Aellopos
Species clavipes - Clavipes Sphinx - Hodges#7848
Species fadus - Fadus Sphinx - Hodges#7850
Species tantalus - Tantalus Sphinx - Hodges#7847
Species titan - Titan Sphinx - Hodges#7849
Genus Callionima
Species falcifera - Callionima falcifera - Hodges#7845
Species parce - Parce Sphinx - Hodges#7844
Genus Enyo
Species ocypete - Enyo ocypete - Hodges#7852
Species lugubris - Mournful Sphinx - Hodges#7851
Genus Erinnyis
Species alope - Alope Sphinx - Hodges#7832
Species crameri - Cramer's Sphinx Moth - Hodges#7836
Species ello - Ello Sphinx - Hodges#7834
Species lassauxii - Lassaux's Sphinx - Hodges#7833
Species oenotrus - Oleander sphinx moth - Hodges#7835
Species obscura - Obscure Sphinx - Hodges#7837
Species yucatana - Erinnyis yucatana - Hodges#7839.1
Genus Hemaris
Species aethra - Hemaris aethra - Hodges#7855.2
Species diffinis - Snowberry Clearwing - Hodges#7855
Species gracilis - Slender Clearwing - Hodges#7854
Species thetis - Hemaris thetis - Hodges#7855.1
Species thysbe - Hummingbird Clearwing - Hodges#7853
Genus Isognathus
Species rimosa - Isognathus rimosa - Hodges#7831
Genus Madoryx
Species pseudothyreus - Madoryx pseudothyreus - Hodges#7843
Genus Pachylia
Species ficus - Fig Sphinx - Hodges#7841
Genus Pachylioides
Species resumens - False Fig Sphinx Moth - Hodges#7842
Genus Perigonia
Species lusca - Half-blind Sphinx - Hodges#7846
Genus Pseudosphinx
Species tetrio - Tetrio Sphinx - Hodges#7830
Genus Phryxus
Species caicus - Caicus Sphinx - Hodges#7840
Tribe Macroglossini
Genus Amphion
Species floridensis - Nessus Sphinx - Hodges#7873
Genus Arctonotus
Genus Cautethia
Species spuria - Spurious Sphinx Moth - Hodges#7868
Species grotei - Grote's sphinx - Hodges#7867
Genus Darapsa
Species choerilus - Azalea Sphinx - Hodges#7886
Species versicolor - Hydrangea Sphinx - Hodges#7884
Species myron - Virginia Creeper Sphinx - Hodges#7885
Genus Deidamia
Species inscriptum - Lettered Sphinx Moth - Hodges#7871
Genus Deilephila
Species elpenor - Elephant Hawk Moth - Hodges#7894.1
Genus Eumorpha
Species achemon - Achemon Sphinx - Hodges#7861
Species fasciatus - Banded Sphinx - Hodges#7865
Species intermedia - Intermediate Sphinx Moth - Hodges#7860
Species labruscae - Gaudy Sphinx - Hodges#7866
Species pandorus - Pandora Sphinx - Hodges#7859
Species satellitia - Satellite Sphinx - Hodges#7858
Species typhon - Typhon Sphinx - Hodges#7863
Species vitis - Vine Sphinx - Hodges#7864
Genus Euproserpinus
Species phaeton - Phaeton Primrose Sphinx - Hodges#7880
Genus Eupyrrhoglossum
Species sagra - Sagra Sphinx Moth - Hodges#7846.1
Genus Hyles
Species euphorbiae - Spurge Hawkmoth - Hodges#7892
Species gallii - Galium Sphinx - Hodges#7893
Species lineata - White-lined Sphinx - Hodges#7894
Genus Macroglossum
Species stellatarum - Hummingbird Hawk-moth - Hodges#7883
Genus Proserpinus
Species clarkiae - Clark's Day Sphinx - Hodges#7876
Species flavofasciata - Yellow-Banded Day Sphinx - Hodges#7877
Species gaurae - Proud Sphinx - Hodges#7874
Species juanita - Proserpinus juanita - Hodges#7875
Species lucidus - Pacific Green Sphinx Moth - Hodges#7872
Species terlooii - Terloo Sphinx - Hodges#7879
Species vega - Proserpinus vega - Hodges#7878
Genus Sphecodina
Species abbottii - Abbott's Sphinx - Hodges#7870
Genus Xylophanes
Species falco - Falcon Sphinx - Hodges#7889
Species pluto - Pluto Sphinx - Hodges#7887
Species tersa - Tersa Sphinx - Hodges#7890
Species libya - Xylophanes libya - Hodges#7891
Subfamily Smerinthinae
Tribe Smerinthini
Genus Amorpha
Species juglandis - Walnut Sphinx - Hodges#7827
Genus Pachysphinx
Species modesta - Modest Sphinx - Hodges#7828
Species occidentalis - Western Poplar Sphinx - Hodges#7829
Genus Paonias
Species astylus - Huckleberry Sphinx - Hodges#7826
Species excaecata - Blinded Sphinx - Hodges#7824
Species myops - Small-eyed Sphinx - Hodges#7825
Genus Protambulyx
Species strigilis - Streaked Sphinx - Hodges#7818
Genus Smerinthus
Species astarte - Smerinthus astarte - Hodges#7822.2
Species cerisyi - One-eyed Sphinx - Hodges#7822
Species jamaicensis - Twin-spotted Sphinx - Hodges#7821
Species ophthalmica - Smerinthus ophthalmica - Hodges#7822.1
Species saliceti - Smerinthus saliceti - Hodges#7823
No Taxon astarte or ophthalmica
Subfamily Sphinginae
Tribe Sphingini
Genus Agrius
Species cingulata - Pink-spotted Hawkmoth - Hodges#7771
Genus Ceratomia
Species amyntor - Elm Sphinx - Hodges#7786
Species catalpae - Catalpa Sphinx - Hodges#7789
Species hageni - Hagen's Sphinx - Hodges#7790
Species igualana - Ceratomia igualana - Hodges#7790.1
Species sonorensis - Sonoran Sphinx - Hodges#7788
Species undulosa - Waved Sphinx - Hodges#7787
Genus Cocytius
Species antaeus - Giant Sphinx - Hodges#7772
Species duponchel - Duponchel's Sphinx - Hodges#7773
Genus Dolba
Species hyloeus - Pawpaw Sphinx - Hodges#7784
Genus Dolbogene
Species hartwegii - Hartweg's Sphinx - Hodges#7785
Genus Isoparce
Species cupressi - Bald Cypress Sphinx - Hodges#7791
Genus Lapara
Species bombycoides - Northern Pine Sphinx - Hodges#7817
Species coniferarum - Southern Pine Sphinx - Hodges#7816
Species phaeobrachycerous - Gulf Pine Sphinx - Hodges#7817.1
Genus Lintneria
Species eremitoides - Sage Sphinx - Hodges#7797
Species eremitus - Hermit Sphinx - Hodges#7796
Species istar - Istar Sphinx - Hodges#7799
Species separatus - Lintneria separatus - Hodges#7798
Species smithi - Smith's Sphinx - Hodges#7799.1
Genus Manduca
Species brontes - Cuban Sphinx Moth - Hodges#7780
Species florestan - Manduca florestan - Hodges#7782
Species jasminearum - Ash Sphinx - Hodges#7783
Species lanuginosa - Manduca lanuginosa - Hodges#7779.1
Species muscosa - Muscosa Sphinx - Hodges#7781
Species occulta - Occult Sphinx - Hodges#7777
Species quinquemaculatus - Five-spotted Hawk Moth - Hodges#7776
Species rustica - Rustic Sphinx - Hodges#7778
Species sexta - Carolina Sphinx - Hodges#7775
Genus Neococytius
Species cluentius - Neococytius cluentius - Hodges#7774
Genus Paratrea
Species plebeja - Plebeian Sphinx - Hodges#7793
Genus Sagenosoma
Species elsa - Elsa's Sphinx - Hodges#7792
Genus Sphinx
Species asellus - Sphinx asellus - Hodges#7806
Species canadensis - Canadian Sphinx - Hodges#7807
Species chersis - Great Ash Sphinx - Hodges#7802
Species dollii - Doll's Sphinx - Hodges#7813
Species drupiferarum - Wild Cherry Sphinx - Hodges#7812
Species franckii - Franck's Sphinx - Hodges#7808
Species gordius - Apple Sphinx - Hodges#7810
Species kalmiae - Laurel Sphinx moth - Hodges#7809
Species libocedrus - Incense Cedar Sphinx - Hodges#7804
Species luscitiosa - Clemens' Sphinx - Hodges#7811
Species perelegans - Elegant Sphinx - Hodges#7805
Species poecila - Northern Apple Sphinx - Hodges#7810.1
Species sequoiae - Sphinx sequoiae - Hodges#7814
Species vanbuskirki - Sphinx vanbuskirki - Hodges#7813.1
Species vashti - Vashti Sphinx - Hodges#7803
No Taxon Unidentifiable Early Instar Sphingidae Larvae
No Taxon Pupae