Subject: Strange insect
Geographic location of the bug: Columbus Ohio
Time: 12:47 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: I found this insect on the wall of my front porch. I’ve done a Google image search but can’t find anything like it. Can you help me identify it?
How you want your letter signed: Linda
This aerodynamic moth is a Small Eyed Sphinx, Paonias myops. Here is a posting from BugGuide. According to Sphingidae of the United States of America: ” Males and females of this species look identical, but differ in size slightly. Females tend to be a bit larger and heavier.”