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Photo#108081
Small-Eyed Sphinx Moth - Paonias myops

Small-Eyed Sphinx Moth - Paonias myops
Norris City, White County, Illinois, USA
May 7, 2007
Size: Approx. 1.5 in. long
This moth had the strangest shaped wings I've ever seen on one. As it sat for the image, it was at least 2.25 inches wide at the wings.

Photographed with fill-flash.

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Small-Eyed Sphinx Moth - Paonias myops Small-Eyed Sphinx Moth - Paonias myops

Moved
Moved from Frass.
This image is one of the best on the species image page.
Other poor quality images from states that have two or more records,
or lousy images with two or more posts of the same specimen need to be frassed instead.

Frassed
Moved from Small-eyed Sphinx.

Looks like
Paonias myops, #7825. Compare with images in Guide.

 
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