Yet Another Blinded Sphinx

What is this bug?
Location: Denver, Colorado
July 8, 2011 10:23 pm
I found this moth/butterfly bug on my porch and have no clue what it is. What is it?
Signature: -Caleb

Blinded Sphinx

Hi Caleb,
This is a Blinded Sphinx,
Paonias excaecatus, and we have posted numerous photos submitted in the past week from all over North America.  According to BugGuide, the Blinded Sphinx ranges over:  “all of United States and southern Canada.”  It is curious that despite varied local weather conditions, we have received reports from so many different locations this week.

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