Updated as per James P. Tuttle's The Hawk Moths of North America, September 2009

The Sphingidae of Utah

Pachysphinx occidentalis (pale form) by William A. Harding.

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Sphinginae subfamily

Sphingini tribe:

Agrius cingulata stray
Ceratomia undulosa XNE
Manduca quinquemaculatus abXNCwwnwwwww
Manduca sexta XSW
Sagenosoma elsa SE 1/4
Sphinx asellus ab XN
Sphinx chersis ab XN
Sphinx dollii T
Sphinx drupiferarum T
Sphinx gordius NE 1/2
Sphinx libocedrus SE 1/8
Sphinx luscitiosa NE 1/2
Sphinx vashti T

Smerinthini Tribe:

Pachysphinx modesta ab SW 1/4
Pachysphinx occidentalis T
Paonias excaecata SE 1/4
Paonias myops T
Smerinthus cerisyi T
Smerinthus ophthalmica N







Macroglossinae subfamily

Dilophonotini tribe:nn

Erinnyis ello stray
Hemaris thetis T



Philampelini tribe:m

Eumorpha achemon
ab NW&W



Macroglossini tribe:

Euproserpinus wiesti S 2/3
Hyles gallii NE 1/8
Hyles lineata T
Proserpinus clarkiae NW

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Please send Utah Sphingidae sightings to Bill Oehlke.
Please include location (town and county) and date with your sightings.

Currently only those counties indicated in red are active.

Individual notes and adult moth thumbnails for northern counties:

Box Elder NW
Tooele NW
Lincoln NE

Cache NW
Davis NW
Lincoln NE

Rich NW
Salt Lake NW
Lincoln NE

Weber NW
Juab NW
Lincoln NE

Morgan NW
Utah NW
Lincoln NE


Individual notes and adult moth thumbnails for southern counties:

Millard WC
Carbon EC
Iron S

Sanpete WC
Emery EC
Garfield S

Servier WC
Grand EC
San Juan S

Beaver WC
Wayne EC
Washington S

Piute WC

Kane S

Ceratomia undulosa, Moab, Grand County, Utah, November 12, 2007,
crawling on the sand in a dry wash, courtesy of Arthur Morris, id by James Tuttle.

Currently only those counties indicated in red are active.

Individual notes and larva thumbnails for northern counties:

Box Elder NW
Tooele NW
Lincoln NE

Cache NW
Davis NW
Lincoln NE

Rich NW
Salt Lake NW
Lincoln NE

Weber NW
Juab NW
Lincoln NE

Morgan NW
Utah NW
Lincoln NE


Individual notes and larva thumbnails for southern counties:

Millard WC
Carbon EC
Iron S

Sanpete WC
Emery EC
Garfield S

Servier WC
Grand EC
San Juan S

Beaver WC
Wayne EC
Washington S

Piute WC

Kane S

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