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Superfamily Bombycoidea - Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths

caterpillar in Ames. Iowa - Hyalophora cecropia Desert Caterpillar - fast, fat, and frequent - Hyles lineata ? id - Manduca rustica Caterpillar id? - Proserpinus juanita caterpillar ID? - Ceratomia catalpae Caterpillar (possibly Hemileuca?) - Hemileuca Caterpillar - Manduca quinquemaculatus Ceratomia catalpae
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Bombycoidea (Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths)
Print References
Kitching et al. 2018. A global checklist of the Bombycoidea (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Biodiversity Data Journal, 6: e22236. (1)
Packard, A.S. 1895. Bombycine moths of America north of Mexico, including their transformations and origin of the larval markings and armature. Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences 7: 5-390
Works Cited
1.A global checklist of the Bombycoidea (Insecta: Lepidoptera)
Kitching, I., R. Rougerie, A. Zwick, C. Hamilton, R. St Laurent, S. Naumann, L. Ballesteros Mejia, A. Kawahara. 2018. Biodiversity Data Journal, 6: e22236.