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Genus Paonias

Moth - Paonias excaecata INSECT - CATERPILLAR - BIG POPLAR SPHINX 02 - Paonias excaecata Paonias excaecatus Pupa - Paonias excaecata Sphinx moths in copula - Paonias myops - male - female Paonias myops - male 8/18/19 Sphinx moth - Paonias astylus Paonias myops Small-eyed Sphinx - Paonias myops
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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.