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Small-eyed Sphinx - Paonias myops - male

Small-eyed Sphinx - Paonias myops - Male
Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
August 28, 2006
Sphinx Moth, but which one? Found on outside wall under a night light.

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Small-eyed Sphinx - Paonias myops - male Sphinx - Paonias myops

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Thanks Lynette. I think that is where I read it also. :)

Small-eyed Sphinx?
It looks very similar to these.

 
Thanks Lynette.
Yes, it looks very similar to the one posted by Patrick Coin. I was wondering what the bluish sheen was on my specimen but I see it on the others also. Does the curled abdomen indicate a male? Do you know?

Thanks again,

 
No I don't really know
how to distinguish gender, but I would guess you are right from reading the comments here.

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