Welcome to the Sphingidae Index! On this page you will find the Living Plate Index as well as Specimen Plates. You will also find a complete list of all the species currently represented on this site, this list can be reached from any page by scrolling to the bottom and clicking the "Sphingidae Index" button. This will create a popup menu that allows for easy jumping between species pages. You can also use the full index by hovering over the "Sphingidae Index" in the menu bar, and going through subfamily and genus until you find your species. Please note, all subfamily pages and genera pages are clickable. Each genus page contains a key to help you identify adults in that genus.
Flip through this gallery of every sphingid found in the USA (see table above for species currently covered). Clicking on the image will bring you to that species page. Under each image is the species name (Genus species format) as well as the higher classification within the family (Family: Subfamily).
The plate images below are a good quick overlook at all of the species covered by this website. If you see your moth here, you will find a full species page on it! You can use these plates to see the subfamily, and find your species page in the index.