Location: Waynesville, OH
October 6, 2014
Is this a huckleberry or walnut moth?
Kimberly Baker CIG
Caesar Creek Lake
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
In our opinion, this is the Caterpillar of a Blinded Sphinx, Paonias excaecata, and you can compare your image to this image on BugGuide.
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Amazing!!! I have just this past year come across this Moth several times, in different sizes, and have been fascinated with it’s extraordinary beauty and form…but never knew what it was! Thank you for naming it for me!!! Blinded Sphinx’s are Awesome!!!