Updated as per James P. Tuttle's The Hawk Moths of North America, August 31, 2008

The Sphingidae of Tennessee

Agrius cingulata, Clarksville, Montgomery County, Tennessee,
July 11, 2008, courtesy of Adam Rupp.

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There is a hypertext index with common names at the bottom of this page.

Sphinginae subfamily

Sphingini tribe:

Agrius cingulata SW 2/3
Ceratomia amyntor T
Ceratomia catalpae T
Ceratomia hageni w 7/8
Ceratomia undulosa T
Dolba hyloeus T
Isoparce cupressi W 1/8
Lapara bombycoides E 1/2
Lapara coniferarum T
Lintneria eremitus T
Manduca jasminearum T
Manduca quinquemaculatus Twwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww
Manduca rustica T
Manduca sexta T
Paratrea plebeja T
Sphinx canadensis W 3/4
Sphinx chersis T
Sphinx drupiferarum T
Sphinx franckii T
Sphinx gordius NW 1/2
Sphinx kalmiae T

Smerinthini Tribe:

Amorpha juglandis T
Pachysphinx modesta T
Paonias astylus T
Paonias excaecata T
Paonias myops T
Smerinthus jamaicensis T
Smer. cerisyi stray















Macroglossinae subfamily

Dilophonotini tribe:mm

Hemaris diffinis T
Hemaris thysbe T








Philampelini tribe:mm

Eumorpha achemon T
Eumorpha fasciatus W 1/8
Eumorpha pandorus T







Macroglossini tribe:

Amphion floridensis T
Cau. grotei rare stray
Darapsa choerilus T
Darapsa myron T
Darapsa versicolor T
Deidamia inscriptum T
Hyles lineata T
Pros. guarae SW 1/4
Sphecodina abbottii T
Xylophanes tersa ab XNE

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Agrius cingulata
Ceratomia amyntor
Ceratomia catalpae
Ceratomia hageni
Ceratomia undulosa
Dolba hyloeus
Isoparce cupressi
Lapara bombycoides
Lapara coniferarum
Lintneria eremitus
Manduca jasminearum
Manduca quinquemaculatusw
Manduca rustica
Manduca sexta
Paratrea plebeja
Sphinx canadensis
Sphinx chersis
Sphinx drupiferarum
Sphinx franckii
Sphinx gordius
Sphinx kalmiae

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

Hemaris thysbe
Hemaris diffinis

Eumorpha achemon
Eumorpha fasciatus
Eumorpha pandorus

Amphion floridensis
Cautethia grotei
Darapsa choerilus
Darapsa myron
Darapsa versicolor
Deidamia inscriptum
Hyles lineata
Proserpinus guarae
Sphecodina abbottii
Xylophanes tersa

Pink-spotted Hawkmoth
Elm Sphinx or Four-horned Sphinx
Catalpa Sphinx
Hagen's Sphinx or Osage Orange Sphinx
Waved Sphinx
Pawpaw Sphinx
Cypress Sphinx
Northern Pine Sphinx
Southern Pine Sphinx
Hermit Sphinx
Ash Sphinx
Five-spotted hawkmoth
Rustic Sphinx
Carolina Sphinx, Six-spotted hawkmoth
Plebeian sphinx
Canadian Sphinx
Northern Ash Sphinx or Great Ash Sphinx
Wild Cherry Sphinx
Franck's Sphinx
Apple Sphinx
Laurel Sphinx

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

Hummingbird Clearwing
Snowberry Clearwing or Bumblebee Moth

Achemon Sphinx
Banded Sphinx
Pandorus Sphinx

Nessus Sphinx
Grote's Sphinx
Azalea Sphinx
Virginia Creeper or Grapevine Sphinx
Hydrangea Sphinx
Lettered Sphinx
White-lined Sphinx
Proud Sphinx
Abbott's Sphinx
Tersa Sphinx

Individual county checklists (thumbnails of moths): Western counties will be completed as sightings arrive. Currently only those in red are active.

Lake
Henry
Montgomery
Sumner
Lauderdale
Henderson
Maury
Shelby
Hardin

Obion
Stewart
Robertson
Trousdale
Crockett
Decatur
Marshall
Fayette
Wayne

Weakley
Houston
Humphreys
Wilson
Tipton
Perry
Bedford
Hardeman
Lawrence

Dyer
Carroll
Dickson
Williamson
Haywood
Hickman
Moore
Chester
Giles

Gibson
Benton
Cheatham
Rutherford
Madison
Lewis
Lincoln
McNairy
Davidson

Individual county checklists (thumbnails of moths): Eastern counties will be completed as sightings arrive. Currently only those in red are active.

Macon
Smith
Clay
Jackson
Putnam
Dekalb
Warren
Cannon
Coffee
Franklin

Pickett
Overton
Fentress
White
Van Buren
Cumberland
Bledsoe
Sequatchie
Grundy
Marion

Scott
Campbell
Morgan
Anderson
Roane
Rhea
Miegs
McMinn
Hamilton
Bradley

Claiborne
Hancock
Union
Granger
Knox
Jefferson
Loudon
Blount
Monroe
Polk

Hawkins
Sullivan
Johnson
Hamblen
Greene
Washington
Carter
Unicol
Cocke
Sevier

Individual county checklists (thumbnails of larvae): Western counties will be completed as sightings arrive. Currently only those in red are active.

Lake
Henry
Montgomery
Sumner
Lauderdale
Henderson
Maury
Shelby
Hardin

Obion
Stewart
Robertson
Trousdale
Crockett
Decatur
Marshall
Fayette
Wayne

Weakley
Houston
Humphreys
Wilson
Tipton
Perry
Bedford
Hardeman
Lawrence

Dyer
Carroll
Dickson
Williamson
Haywood
Hickman
Moore
Chester
Giles

Gibson
Benton
Cheatham
Rutherford
Madison
Lewis
Lincoln
McNairy
Davidson

Individual county checklists (thumbnails of larvae): Eastern counties will be completed as sightings arrive. Currently only those in red are active.

Macon
Smith
Clay
Jackson
Putnam
Dekalb
Warren
Cannon
Coffee
Franklin

Pickett
Overton
Fentress
White
Van Buren
Cumberland
Bledsoe
Sequatchie
Grundy
Marion

Scott
Campbell
Morgan
Anderson
Roane
Rhea
Miegs
McMinn
Hamilton
Bradley

Claiborne
Hancock
Union
Granger
Knox
Jefferson
Loudon
Blount
Monroe
Polk

Hawkins
Sullivan
Johnson
Hamblen
Greene
Washington
Carter
Unicol
Cocke
Sevier

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