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Sphingidae
890207.007885Darapsa myron (Cramer, 1780) – Virginia Creeper Sphinx Moth

© Tom Murray
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  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Sphinx myron Cramer, 1779
Otus cnotus Hübner, [1823]
Ampeloeca isatis Debauche, 1934
Ampeloeca lutescens Clark, 1920
Sphinx pampinatrix Smith, 1797
Ampeloeca texana Clark, 1920
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Hodges, R. W., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 21:p. 145; pl. 12.5-6. order
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Darapsa myron
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 201; pl. 2.9, 11.
Darapsa myron
© Cheryl Johnson
Darapsa myron
© Bob Patterson
Darapsa myron
© John Himmelman
Darapsa myron
© Machele White
Darapsa myron
© Valerie G. Bugh
Darapsa myron
© Machele White
Darapsa myron
© Carol Wolf
Darapsa myron
© Mark Dreiling - DNA
Darapsa myron
© Carol Wolf
Darapsa myron
LG – © Jim Troubridge
Darapsa myron
60mm – © Jim Vargo
Darapsa myron
worn – © Karl Hillig
Darapsa myron
© Yurika Alexander LG

Darapsa myron
© Yurika Alexander LG

Darapsa myron
© Janice Stiefel
5th instar

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