Hornworm/Sphinx Moth Scientific name: TOBACCO HORNWORM Manduca sexta ... fast-flying Sphinx moths. 324. ... Erinnyis guttularis 2. Virginia Ctenucha Moth. Isognathus rimosa 4. Manduca sexta. The geometer moths are moths belonging to the family Geometridae of the insect order Lepidoptera, the moths and butterflies. Home: 41 species: View: Pink-spotted Hawk Moth: Agrius cingulata: View: Carolina Sphinx: Manduca sexta: View: Five-spotted Hawk Moth: Manduca quinquemaculatus: View X. The Five-spotted Hawk Moth is the adult of the tomato hornworm. Ptichodis immunis 4. Home - Other Field Guides. The five-spotted hawkmoth (Figure 4) can be distinguished from the Carolina sphinx moth (the adult form of the tobacco hornworm) (Figure 5) by counting the pairs of yellowish-orange markings on the grayish abdomen: the five-spotted hawkmoth has five and the Carolina sphinx moth typically has six. Colorado Insect of Interest Achemon Sphinx Scientific Name: Eumorpha achemon (Drury) Order: Lepidoptera (Butterflies, Moths, Skippers) Family: Sphingidae (Sphinx moths/Hawk moths, Hornworms) Description and Distinctive Features: The achemon sphinx is a large, heavy-bodied moth with a wing span of about 3.5 inches. Vine Sphinx 2. Grote's Sphinx 2. Both of these moths are sometimes called hummingbird moths because with their five inch wingspan and gray colored stout body they can be mistaken for a hummingbird . Carolina Sphinx 2. Poplar Hawk-moth and Big Poplar Sphinx are both common names used for more than one species of moth. 232. The elephant hawk moth (Deilephila elpenor) gets its common name for the caterpillar's resemblance to an elephant's trunk.Hawk moths are also known as sphinx moths because the caterpillar resembles the Great Sphinx of Giza when resting, with legs held off the surface and head bowed as if in prayer. 231. Agrius cingulata. Pink-striped Oakworm Moth. Alphabetical by scientific name; Grid Card. Pink-spotted Dart. Recent Additions : Armyworm moth : Armyworm moth (Mythimna unipuncta), also called true armyworm and the white speck. X. Kingdom - Animals ... Eumorpha achemon Information on this Species is incomplete... Big Poplar Sphinx Moth Pachysphinx modesta. Normally, the scientific name would clarify the identity of a species, but in yesterday’s post, the scientific name given was that of another moth with the same common name. X. Pink-spotted Hawkmoth 1. Sphinx Moths. 326. Scientific name i: Agrius cingulata: Taxonomy navigation › Agrius. Fig Sphinx Moth 3. Gaudy Sphinx 2. Melipotis famelica 4. X. It occurs in Europe, northern Africa, Iceland, North America, Central America, and … is a migratory wainscot moth.It is medium-sized for a moth, large for a wainscot moth. Modest Sphinx Common & Scientific Name Correction. 325. Eumorpha labruscae. GCP Moth List ‐ Updated 30 May 2020 Year Observed* Scientific Name Common Name Family Name 2018 Platynota idaeusalis Tufted Apple Bud Moth Tortricid Moths (Tortricidae) 2019 Smerinthus jamaicensis Twin‐spotted Sphinx Sphinx Moths (Sphingidae) 2018 Leucania inermis Unarmed Wainscot Owlet Moths (Erebidae & Noctuidae) 2019 Spilosoma virginica Virginian Tiger Moth Tiger Moths … X. ... Virginia Creeper Sphinx Moth. 230. Virginian Tiger Moth. Cautethia grotei. X. Terminal (leaf) node. Pachylia ficus. Other Names: Modest Sphinx . Pink-spotted Hawkmoth.