Darapsa myron

890207.00 — 7885 — Darapsa myron (Cramer, 1780) — Virginia Creeper Sphinx
Images copyright: Carl Barrentine (MN)

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:



This species has not been found in the present survey, nor was it recorded in Mark Mello’s surveys (1996–1999), and it may no longer occur on Block Island.


  • Species Page at Moth Photographers Group
  • 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 or free PDF
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Darapsa myron
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 201; pl. 2.9, 11.