Small Eyed Sphinx

What’s this moth?
December 10, 2009
Found this month hanging out on our screen door this past summer, it stayed there for a couple days. The moth was about an inch and a half long and certainly an interesting bug!
Katherine from Colorado
Boulder, CO

Small Eyed Sphinx
Small Eyed Sphinx

Hi Katherine,
This beauty is a Small Eyed Sphinx, and you may read more about this species, Paonias myops, on Bill Oehlke’s excellent website.

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