Subject: What kind of moth?
Location: Long Island, New York
June 24, 2015 12:03 pm
Hi! Do you know what this is?
Signature: Andrew

Blinded Sphinx

Blinded Sphinx

Dear Andrew,
This beautiful Sphinx Moth,
Paonias excaecata, is known as a Blinded Sphinx because the oculi or eyespots on the underwings appear that they do not have pupils.   See BugGuide for additional information on the Blinded Sphinx.

Location: Long Island, New York

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