Subject:  Large moth with impressive camouflage
Geographic location of the bug:  CT
Date: 07/14/2019
Time: 08:58 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Hi! We found this beautiful fellow in our mudroom. He has tree bark or dead leaf like camouflage. What is he/she? Thanks!
How you want your letter signed:  Jenn

Blinded Sphinx

Dear Jenn,
This impressive moth is commonly called a Blinded Sphinx because the eyespots on its hidden hindwings lack pupils.  You can read more about the Blinded Sphinx on Sphingidae of the Americas.

Location: Connecticut

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