Updated as per James P. Tuttle's The Hawk Moths of North America, July 2008

The Sphingidae of New Hampshire

Hyles gallii scan by Bill Oehlke.

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Below the tables of scientific names, there is a listing of common names.

Near the bottom of the page are links to thumbnail checklists for individual counties.

Sphinginae subfamily

Sphingini tribe:

Ceratomia amyntor T
Ceratomia catalpae XSE
Ceratomia undulosa T
Dolba hyloeus T
Lapara bombycoides T
Lintneria eremitus T
Manduca quinquemaculatus Twwwwwwwwwwwwww
Manduca sexta XS
Sphinx canadensis T
Sphinx chersis T
Sphinx drupiferarum T
Sphinx gordius T
Sphinx kalmiae T
Sphinx luscitiosa T
Sphinx poecila T

Smerinthini Tribe:

Amorpha juglandis T
Pachysphinx modesta T
Paonias astylus XSE
Paonias excaecata T
Paonias myops T
Smerinthus cerisyi T
Smerinthus jamaicensis T









Macroglossinae subfamily

Dilophonotini tribe:mm

Hemaris thysbe T
Hemaris gracilis T
Hemaris diffinis T








Philampelini tribe:mm

Eumorpha achemon S 1/3
Eumorpha pandorus T










Macroglossini tribe:

Amphion floridensis T
Darapsa choerilus T
Darapsa myron T
Darapsa versicolor T
Deidamia inscriptum T
Hyles gallii T
Hyles lineata T
Pros. flavofasciata N 2/3
Sphecodina abbottii T



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Ceratomia amyntor
Ceratomia catalpae
Ceratomia undulosa
Dolba hyloeus
Lapara bombycoides
Lintneria eremitus
Manduca quinquemaculatusw
Manduca sexta
Sphinx canadensis
Sphinx chersis
Sphinx drupiferarum
Sphinx gordius
Sphinx kalmiae
Sphinx luscitiosa
Sphinx poecila

Amorpha juglandis
Pachysphinx modesta
Paonias excaecata
Paonias myops
Snerinthus cerisyi
Smerinthus jamaicensis

Hemaris thysbe
Hemaris gracilis
Hemaris diffinis

Eumorpha achemon
Eumorpha pandorus

Amphion floridensis
Darapsa choerilus
Darapsa myron
Darapsa versicolor
Deidamia inscriptum
Hyles gallii
Hyles lineata
Pros. flavofasciata
Sphecodina abbottii

Elm Sphinx or Four-horned Sphinx
Catalpa Sphinx
Waved Sphinx
Pawpaw Sphinx
Northern Pine Sphinx
Hermit sphinx
Five-spotted hawkmoth
Carolina Sphinx
Canadian Sphinx Moth
Northern Ash Sphinx or Great Ash Sphinx
Wild Cherry Sphinx
Apple Sphinx
Laurel Sphinx
Clemen's Sphinx Moth
Sphinx poecila

Walnut sphinx
Poplar Sphinx or Modest Sphinx
Blinded Sphinx
Small-eyed Sphinx
cerisyi's Sphinx
Twin-spotted Sphinx

Hummingbird Clearwing
Slender Clearwing or Graceful Clearwing
Snowberry Clearwing or Bumblebee Moth

Achemon Sphinx
Pandorus Sphinx

Nessus Sphinx
Azalea Sphinx pholus
Virginia Creeper or Grapevine Sphinx
Hydrangea Sphinx
Lettered Sphinx
Bedstraw Hawk Moth or Gallium Sphinx
White-lined Sphinx
Yellow-banded Day sphinx
Abbott's Sphinx

Visit individual county checklists with thumbnails (adult moths) and links to species files. Only those counties indicated in red are currently active.

Coos
Sullivan

Grafton
Merrimack

Carroll
Cheshire

Belknap
Hillsborough

Strafford
Rockingham


Eumorpha pandorus on Virginia Creeper, Walpole, Cheshire County, New Hampshire,
September 20, 2008, courtesy of Bonnie J. Caruthers.

Visit individual county checklists with thumbnails (larvae) and links to species files. Only those counties indicated in red are currently active.

Coos
Sullivan

Grafton
Merrimack

Carroll
Cheshire

Belknap
Hillsborough

Strafford
Rockingham

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