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What

Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

pete_woods

Date

July 8, 2014

Description

at a 15 watt blacklight trap.
F14WOO25-08
Jennings Prairie - Columbo patch

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

pete_woods

Date

July 8, 2014

Description

Captured at a blacklight trap.
Specimen #F14WOO24-30

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

pete_woods

Date

July 8, 2014

Description

Captured at a blacklight trap.
Specimen #F14WOO24-29

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

camelcreek

Date

July 22, 2014

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What

Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

scottking

Date

July 31, 2014 09:14 AM CDT

Description

Blinded Sphinx Moth – Hodges# 7824
attracted to mothing light
Norris Camp
Lake of the Woods County, Minnesota

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What

Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

crusty

Date

August 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

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

Observer

tonyg

Date

August 24, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

johnratzlaff

Date

August 17, 2014 07:14 AM EDT

Description

ID verified by BAMONA.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

hartvillestuff

Date

August 9, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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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

Photos / Sounds

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What

Blinded Sphinx Moth Paonias excaecata

Observer

l3af

Date

July 16, 2014 07:12 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Moth?

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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.