White-lined Sphinx Moth (Hyles lineata)
Invertebrates Around Las Vegas, Wildlife Around Las Vegas
White-lined Sphinx Moth (Hyles lineata)

Identification: White-lined Sphinx Moths (Hyles lineata) are large moths with a bold white stripe on the forewings (crossed by narrow white lines) and red in the hindwings.

Taxonomy: Superfamily Bombycoidea, Family Sphingidae, Subfamily Macroglossinae, Tribe Macroglossini

Comments: Around Las Vegas, look for this species in your backyard on summer evenings or out in the desert.

For More Information: See the Butterflies and Moths website.

White-lined Sphinx Moth (Hyles lineata)
White-lined Sphinx Moth larva
White-lined Sphinx Moth (Hyles lineata)
White-lined Sphinx Moth larva
White-lined Sphinx Moth (Hyles lineata)
White-lined Sphinx Moth larva
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White-lined Sphinx Moth (Hyles lineata)
Larval White-lined Sphinx Moth becoming prey for an American Robin
White-lined Sphinx Moth (Hyles lineata)
Larval White-lined Sphinx Moth becoming prey for an American Robin

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