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Genus Paonias

Unidentified Moth - Paonias excaecata Blinded Sphinx - Paonias excaecata small sphinx moth - Paonias excaecata Paonias excaecata - #7824 - Paonias excaecata small-eyed sphinx- missing hindwings? - Paonias myops Small-eyed Sphinx Moth? - Paonias myops Paonias myops? - Paonias myops 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.