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Recent observations

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What

Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

kpmcfarland

Date

September 15, 2014 01:28 PM EDT

Description

found on Meadowsweet (Spiraea alba)

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What

Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

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tonyg

Date

August 24, 2014

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What

Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

August 17, 2014 07:14 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

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What

Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

August 9, 2014

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What

Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

miketroll

Date

August 8, 2014 08:31 PM PDT

Description

freshly emerged, found her on a fence looking like a dead leaf from a distance

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What

Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

mourningcloak

Date

August 4, 2014 12:00 PM EDT

Description

Female

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Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

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dyeany2

Date

July 26, 2014 09:29 PM EDT

Description

Blinded sphinx - Paonias excaecata

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Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

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sarahcarline

Date

July 20, 2014

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What

Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

eats_crayons

Date

July 21, 2014

Description

In rough shape and very lethargic. We did not bother him to see his eye spots since he gave us such a great view of his body.

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What

Blinded sphinx moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

charlie

Date

July 10, 2014 08:56 AM EDT

Description

This looks right, can anyone verify?

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What

Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

lfelliott

Date

May 27, 2014 04:31 AM CDT

Description

LEP Sphingidae Paonias excaecata

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Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

alicep

Date

July 5, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

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.

No range data available.