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

The Sphingidae of New York

The Achemon Sphinx, Eumorpha achemon courtesy of T. W. Davies.

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Sphinginae subfamily

Sphingini tribe:

Agrius cingulata stray
Ceratomia amyntor T
Ceratomia catalpae XSE
Ceratomia undulosa T
Dolba hyloeus T
Lapara bombycoides T
Lapara coniferarum XSE
Lintneria eremitus T
Manduca jasminearum XSE
Manduca quinquemaculatus Twwwwwwwwwwww
Manduca rustica stray
Manduca sexta SH
Paratrea plebeja SH
Sphinx canadensis abXSW
Sphinx chersis T
Sphinx drupiferarum T
Sphinx gordius T
Sphinx kalmiae T
Sphinx luscitiosa T
Sphinx poecila abXSW

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

Aellopos tantalus stray
Enyo lugubris stray
Erinnyis ello stray
Hemaris thysbe T
Hemaris gracilis T
Hemaris diffinis T








Philampelini tribe:mm

Eumorpha achemon ST
Eumorpha fasciata stray
Eumorpha pandorus T











Macroglossini tribe:

Amphion floridensis T
Cautethia grotei stray
Darapsa choerilus T
Darapsa myron T
Darapsa versicolor T
Deidamia inscriptum T
Hyles gallii T
Hyles lineata T
Proserp. flavofasciata NH
Sphecodina abbottii T
Xylophanes tersa stray



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Sphecodina abbotii, Paonias excaecatus, Darapsa pholus all confirmed for Long Island, June 3, 2003, by Hugh McGuinness.


Pictoral thumbnail checklist for adult moths:

Currently only those counties indicated in red are active. Others to follow. Sighting data would be appreciated.

Individual notes for western counties:

Niagara
Monroe
Chautauqua
Seneca

Orleans
Wayne
Cattaraugus
Cayuga

Genesee
Livingston
Allegany
Schuyler

Erie
Ontario
Steuben
Tompkins

Wyoming
Yates
Chemung
Tioga


Individual notes for northeastern counties:

Oswego
Jefferson
Herkimer
Warren

Lewis
St. Lawrence
Hamilton
Washington

Oneida
Franklin
Fulton
Saratoga

Onondaga
Clinton
Montgomery

Madison
Essex



Individual notes for southeastern counties:

Tompkins
Cayuga
Fulton
Orange
Sullivan

Richmond

Cortland
Onondaga
Montgomery
Rockland
Ulster
Dutchess
Kings

Tioga
Madison
Schoharie
Westchester
Putnam
Columbia
Queens

Broome
Chenango
Saratoga
Bronx
Greene
Rensellaer
Nassau

Delaware
Otsego
Schenectady
New York
Albany

Suffolk


Pictoral thumbnail checklist for larvae (caterpillars):

Manduca sexta (parasitized), 2006, Staten Island, Richmond Co., N. Y.,
courtesy of Brian Madigan.

Currently only those counties indicated in red are active. Others to follow. Sighting data would be appreciated.

Individual notes for western counties:

Niagara
Monroe
Chautauqua
Seneca

Orleans
Wayne
Cattaraugus
Cayuga

Genesee
Livingston
Allegany
Schuyler

Erie
Ontario
Steuben
Tompkins

Wyoming
Yates
Chemung
Tioga


Individual notes for northeastern counties:

Oswego
Jefferson
Herkimer
Warren

Lewis
St. Lawrence
Hamilton
Washington

Oneida
Franklin
Fulton
Saratoga

Onondaga
Clinton
Montgomery

Madison
Essex



Individual notes for southeastern counties:

Tompkins
Cayuga
Fulton
Orange
Sullivan

Richmond

Cortland
Onondaga
Montgomery
Rockland
Ulster
Dutchess
Kings

Tioga
Madison
Schoharie
Westchester
Putnam
Columbia
Queens

Broome
Chenango
Saratoga
Bronx
Greene
Rensellaer
Nassau

Delaware
Otsego
Schenectady
New York
Albany

Suffolk


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