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. is a migratory wainscot moth.It is medium-sized for a moth, large for a wainscot moth. Recent Additions : Armyworm moth : Armyworm moth (Mythimna unipuncta), also called true armyworm and the white speck. X. ... Virginia Creeper Sphinx Moth. Fig Sphinx Moth 3. Vine Sphinx 2. Other Names: Modest Sphinx . 230. Pink-spotted Dart. 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 . Gaudy Sphinx 2. Poplar Hawk-moth and Big Poplar Sphinx are both common names used for more than one species of moth. Alphabetical by scientific name; Grid Card. Terminal (leaf) node. 231. 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. The geometer moths are moths belonging to the family Geometridae of the insect order Lepidoptera, the moths and butterflies. Virginian Tiger Moth. It occurs in Europe, northern Africa, Iceland, North America, Central America, and … Scientific name i: Agrius cingulata: Taxonomy navigation › Agrius. Kingdom - Animals ... Eumorpha achemon Information on this Species is incomplete... Big Poplar Sphinx Moth Pachysphinx modesta. Hornworm/Sphinx Moth Scientific name: TOBACCO HORNWORM Manduca sexta ... fast-flying Sphinx moths. X. Pachylia ficus. 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. Cautethia grotei. Home - Other Field Guides. Eumorpha labruscae. Pink-spotted Hawkmoth 1. 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. Pink-striped Oakworm Moth. Modest Sphinx Common & Scientific Name Correction. The Five-spotted Hawk Moth is the adult of the tomato hornworm. Home: 41 species: View: Pink-spotted Hawk Moth: Agrius cingulata: View: Carolina Sphinx: Manduca sexta: View: Five-spotted Hawk Moth: Manduca quinquemaculatus: View X. 325. X. Virginia Ctenucha Moth. Isognathus rimosa 4. 232. Grote's Sphinx 2. Sphinx Moths. 326. 324. X. Agrius cingulata. Ptichodis immunis 4. Pink-spotted Hawkmoth. Carolina Sphinx 2. Melipotis famelica 4. 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. Manduca sexta. ... Erinnyis guttularis 2.