#7892 euphorbiae

Leafy Spurge Hawk Moth

Hyles euphorbiae (Linnaeus, 1758)

Family: Sphingidae

Status: Uncommon resident

Range: Found across the northern United States and southern Canada with Nebraska being near the southern edge of its range.

Larval Hostplant(s): Various spurges – native, invasive and ornamental.

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Broods/Flight Times:


Avg. Wingspan: 2 1/2 – 3 Inches

Found at:

Overwintering: As pupae.

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