Blinded Sphinx - Hodges#7824 (Paonias excaecata)
United States: Alabama: Tuscaloosa Co.
Tulip Tree Springs off Echola Rd.; Elrod
J.C. Abbott #2858
MV/BLF Rig - Attracted to Mercury Vapor/Blacklight Fluorescent LEG: rn3|rjnjr - Nocturnal - Livermore Ranch - on loan to Sam Houston State Natural History Collections - Expedition 2016 - Davis Mountains - Photography by Robert J. Nuelle, Jr.
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.