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Genus Paonias

Blinded Sphinx - Paonias excaecata First view of possible sphinx moth's mating - Paonias excaecata - male - female Small-eyed Sphinx, Paonias myops - Paonias myops small-eyed sphinx - Paonias myops Blinded sphinx larva ? - Paonias excaecata Blinded Sphinx Moth - Paonias excaecata - female Id help needed - sphinx moth - Paonias myops Blinded Sphinx - Paonias excaecata
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Bombycoidea (Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths)
Family Sphingidae (Sphinx Moths)
Subfamily Smerinthinae
Tribe Smerinthini
Genus Paonias
Numbers
Three species (1)
Identification
Species can be distinguished by shape of forewing margin (2)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.Peterson Field Guides: Eastern Moths
Charles V. Covell. 1984. Houghton Mifflin Company.