Paonias excaecata – Blinded Sphinx

Hodges # 7824

Caterpillar foods: a variety of deciduous trees and shrubs including apple, basswood, birch, cherry, elm, Hardhack (Spiraea douglasii), hawthorn, Hop Hornbeam, Ninebark, Ocean Spray (Holodiscus discolor), poplar, rose, serviceberry, and willow  (Bugguide)

7/4/2012

Paonias excaecatus 7-4-12 8

 

7/7/2013

Paonias excaecata 7-7-13 1

 

7/5/2012

Paonias excaecatus 7-5-12 1

 

7/4/2012

 

7/12/2014

Paonias excaecata 7-12-14 1

 

7/18/2015   Underside

 

8/22/2016  larva on White Birch

Paonias excaecatus larva 8-22-16 1

 

7/22/2017

 

7/15/2017

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