Florence Co., WI
Blinded Sphinx Moth (Paonias excaecata) photo = Moth,BlindedSphinx_Man,NY_Jun21'79_©DaveSpier_0318-27iN near Manchester, NY
LEP Sphingidae Paonias excaecata
Observed in Seattle on a summer day.
The Blinded Sphinx (Paonias excaecatus) is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It is found in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, and across the rest of Canada all the way to British Columbia. In the United States it ranges south to Florida in the east, and westward to eastern California and as far south as central Texas.