Sphingidae Sphinginae Sphingini Sphinx ligustri Sphinx pinastri
Sphinx maurorum (Jordan, 1931)
Southern Pine Hawk-moth
Sphinx des Maures

Genus: Sphinx Linnaeus, 1758   Original genus: Hyloicus Hübner, [1819]

Synonyms (genus):
   Gargantua Kirby, 1892
   Herse Oken, 1815
   Hyloecus Agassiz, 1846
   Hyloecus Agassiz, 1846
   Hyloicus Hübner, 1819
   Lethia Hübner, 1819
   Lintneria Butler, 1876
   Mesosphinx Cockerell, 1920
   Phinx Fuessly, 1781: incorrect subsequent spelling of Sphinx Linnaeus, 1758
   Spectrum Scopoli, 1777
   Sphynx Pallas, 1771: incorrect subsequent spelling of Sphinx Linnaeus, 1758
  Synonyms (species):
   massiliensis Jordan, 1931

Adult:
S. maurorum (© Daniel Morel)
Adult, Salon-de-Provence (13), France, August 11, 2007
(Photo by Daniel Morel)
S. maurorum (© Teresa Farino)
Adult, Pesaguero, Cantabria, Spain, August 25, 2013
(Photo by Teresa Farino, Iberian Wildlife Tours)

Foodplants:
Pinus, Picea, Cedrus

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