Prince William Conservation Alliance
Prince William Conservation Alliance PWCA Calendar Blog Resources Support PWCA
Virginia Creeper Spinx Moth
Photo © Judy Gallagher; Archbold Biological Station, Venus, Florida; August 2012

Virginia Creeper Sphinx Moth
Darapsa myron
Family Sphingidae (Sphinx Moths)

Wingspan: 1.5 to 2.5 inches

Habitat: Woodlands and edges near hostplants; nocturnal, attracted to light

Flight Period: March to September

Caterpillar host plants: Viburnum, grape, and Virginia Creeper