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Hawk Moths, Emperor Moths, Silkworm Moths & relatives

Lepidoptera - Ditrysia - Bombycoidea / Lasiocampoidea / Mimallonidae
This room displays photos of hawk moths, emperor moths, silkworm moths and other moths of Bombycoidea and Lasiocampoidea superfamilies and their relatives.

Unidentified moths are displayed here.
(L) stands for Larva.

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Oxyambulyx ochracea or Hosoba Suzume, abt 11cm <Sphingidae - Sphinginae>. photo: 07/2001, Yamanashi, Japan.
A Hawk Moth [1], Kentrochrysalis consimilis or Kuroten Kenmon Suzume. abt 6cm <Sphingidae - Sphinginae>. photo: 07/2001, Yamanashi, Japan.
Pallid Monkey Moth(?), Parida Oo Obiga or Tagora pallida <Eupterotidae>. photo: 09/2002, Sabah, Malaysia.

Unidentified (possibly Rhagastis mongoliana) (L) <Sphingidae>. photo: 09/2002, Tokyo, Japan.
A Hawk Moth [1], Ko Suzume or Theretra japonica <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 09/2003, Tokyo, Japan. Tau Emperor [1], Aglia tau microtau or Ezo Yotsume <Saturniidae - Agliinae>. photo: 05/2004, Niigata, Japan.

Malacosoma neustria (L) or Obi Kareha <Lasiocampidae>. photo: 05/2004, Niigata, Japan.
Unidentified <Eupterotidae>. photo: 08/2004, Brownsberg, Suriname.
Rothschildia sp. <Saturniidae - Saturniinae>. photo: 08/2004, Brownsberg, Suriname.

Automeris sp. [1][2] <Saturniidae - Saturniinae>. photo: 08/2004, Brownsberg, Suriname.
Copiopteryx sp. <Saturniidae - Arsenurinae>. photo: 08/2004, Brownsberg, Suriname.
Unidentified. photo: 08/2004, Brownsberg, Suriname.

Automeris sp. [1][2] <Saturniidae>. photo: 08/2004, Foengoe Island, Suriname.
A Hawk Moth [1], Momo Suzume or Marumba gaschkewitschii echephron <Sphingidae - Sphingine>. photo: 08/2004, Tokyo, Japan.
A Hawk Moth [2], Momo Suzume or Marumba gaschkewitschii echephron <Sphingidae - Sphingine>. photo: 09/2004, Tokyo, Japan.

Coffee Hawk Moth [1](L), Oo sukashiba or Cephonodes hylas <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 10/2004, Tokyo, Japan.
A Hawk Moth [2], Ko Suzume or Theretra japonica <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan. A Hawk Moth [1], Dobina tancrei or Sazanami Suzume <Sphingidae - Sphinginae>. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan.

A Hummingbird Hawk Moth, or Macroglossum sp. <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan. A Hummingbird Hawk Moth, or Macroglossum sp. <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan. A Hummingbird Hawk Moth, or Macroglossum sp. <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan.

A Hawk Moth [3][4], Ko Suzume or Theretra japonica <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 06/2005, Tokyo, Japan. Coffee Hawk Moth [2], or Cephanodes hylas hylas. <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 07/2005, Tokyo, Japan. A Hummingbird Hawk Moth [1][2], Hoshi Hôjaku, or Macroglossum pyrrhostica. <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 09/2005, Tokyo, Japan.

Coffee Hawk Moth [3][4], or Cephanodes hylas hylas. <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 09/2005, Tokyo, Japan. A Hawk Moth (L)[3][4][5], Momo Suzume or Marumba gaschkewitschii echephron <Sphingidae - Sphinginae>. photo: 10/2005, Tokyo, Japan.
Japanese Moon Moth [1], Actias artemis or O Mizu Ao <Saturniidae - Saturniinae>. photo: 05/2008, Yamanashi, Japan.

A Hawk Moth, or Cechenena helops <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 08/2006, Doi Angkhang, Thailand. Unidentified Hummingbird Hawk Moth. <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 08/2006, Doi Inthanon, Thailand. Coffee Hawk Moth [5][6], or Cephanodes hylas hylas. <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 10/2007, Tokyo, Japan.

Tau Emperor [2][3], Aglia tau microtau or Ezo Yotsume <Saturniidae - Agliinae>. photo: 05/2008, Tochigi, Japan.
Tau Emperor [4][5][6], Aglia tau microtau or Ezo Yotsume <Saturniidae - Agliinae>. photo: 05/2008, Tochigi, Japan.
A Moon Moth [1][2][3], Actias gonma or Onaga Mizu Ao <Saturniidae - Saturniinae>. photo: 05/2008, Yamanashi, Japan.

A Hawk Moth, Oxyambulyx japonica or Futoobi Hosoba Suzume <Sphingidae - Sphinginae>. photo: 05/2008, Yamanashi, Japan. A Hawk Moth, Marumba jankowskii or Hime Kuchiba Suzume <Sphingidae - Sphinginae>. photo: 05/2008, Yamanashi, Japan. A Hawk Moth [1][2][3][4], Mimas christophi or Hisago Suzume <Sphingidae - Sphinginae>. photo: 05/2008, Yamanashi, Japan.

A Hawk Moth [2][3], Kentrochrysalis consimilis or Kuroten Kenmon Suzume <Sphingidae - Sphinginae>.photo: 05/2008, Yamanashi, Japan. Elephant Hawk Moth, Deilephila elpenor or Beni Suzume <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 05/2008, Yamanashi, Japan. A Hawk Moth [1][2], Acomeryx naga or Hanenaga Budo Suzume <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 05/2008, Yamanashi, Japan.

A Hummingbird Hawk Moth, or Macroglossum sp. <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 06/2008, Guanziling, Taiwan. Ailanthus Silkmoth [1][2], Shinjusan or Samia cynthia <Saturniidae - Saturniinae>. photo: 06/2008, Guanziling, Taiwan. Coffee Hawk Moth [6], or Cephanodes hylas hylas. <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 07/2008, Tokyo, Japan.

A Moon Moth [4], Actias gonma or Onaga Mizu Ao <Saturniidae - Saturniinae>. photo: 08/2008, Yamanashi, Japan. A Hawk Moth, Meganoton scribae or Ezo Shimofuri Suzume <Sphingidae - Sphinginae>. photo: 08/2008, Yamanashi, Japan. A Hawk Moth [2], Dobina tancrei or Sazanami Suzume <Sphingidae - Sphinginae>. photo: 08/2008, Yamanashi, Japan.

A Hawk Moth [5], Mimas christophi or Hisago Suzume <Sphingidae - Sphinginae>. photo: 08/2008, Yamanashi, Japan. A Hawk Moth, Ampelophaga rubiginosa or Kuruma Suzume <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 08/2008, Yamanashi, Japan. A Hawk Moth [2][3], Rhagastis mongoliana or Birôdo Suzume <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 08/2008, Yamanashi, Japan.

Wild Silkmoth, Bombix mandarina or Kuwako <Bombycidae>. photo: 08/2008, Yamanashi, Japan. Oculea Silkmoth [1][2][3], Antheraea oculea <Saturniidae - Saturniinae>. photo: 08/2008, Madera Canyon, AZ, USA. White-lined Sphinx [1], Hylas lineata, Striped Hawk Moth or Akaobi Suzume <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 08/2008, Madera Canyon, AZ, USA.

White-lined Sphinx [2][3][4], Hylas lineata, Striped Hawk Moth or Akaobi Suzume <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 08/2008, Madera Canyon, AZ, USA. Unidentified Hawk Moth, or Macroglossum sp. <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 10/2008, Tokyo, Japan. A Hummingbird Hawk Moth [3], Hoshi Hôjaku, or Macroglossum pyrrhostica. <Sphingidae - Macroglossinae>. photo: 12/2008, Tokyo, Japan.

A Hawk Moth, Callambulyx tatarinovii or Unmon Suzume <Sphingidae - Smerinthinae>. photo: 07/2009, Yamanashi, Japan. Japanese Moon Moth [2], Actias artemis or O Mizu Ao <Saturniidae - Saturniinae>. photo: 06/2010, Yamanashi, Japan. back to upper category


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