Subject: Moth ID
Location: Zip 18360, Stroudsburg PA
July 15, 2013 3:28 pm
Found this in my garden today.
What is it?
Thank you so much for submitting your photo of a Blinded Sphinx, Paonias excaecata. If it reveals its underwings, they appear as a pair of blind eyes without pupils, hence the common name. You can read more about the Blinded Sphinx on the Sphingidae of the Americas website.