Small-eyed Sphinx Paonias myops (J.E. Smith, 1797)  Synonyms: Hodges #7825.

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Most sources say that the Small-eyed Sphinx is a generalist, but in Maryland, our data shows that caterpillars are mostly found on trees in the genus Prunus, especially Black Cherry.

There are 65 records in the project database.

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A Small-eyed Sphinx in Anne Arundel County, MD (3/22/2011).. Photo by David Illig. (MBP list)

A Small-eyed Sphinx in Carroll Co., Maryland (7/25/2014). Photo by Anna Letaw. (MBP list)

A Small-eyed Sphinx in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/16/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Small-eyed Sphinx in Howard Co., Maryland (5/18/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Small-eyed Sphinx in Frederick Co., Maryland (6/20/2016). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Small-eyed Sphinx in Cecil Co., Maryland (7/10/2017). Photo by Shannon Schade. (MBP list)

A Small-eyed Sphinx at Rocky Gap State Park in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/27/2015). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

A Small-eyed Sphinx in Howard Co., Maryland (7/5/2005). Photo by Nancy Magnusson. (MBP list)

A Small-eyed Sphinx in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/17/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list) (More of this species)

A Small-eyed Sphinx in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2003). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A Small-eyed Sphinx in Howard Co., Maryland (6/10/2003). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

Small-eyed Sphinx moths in Howard Co., Maryland (5/18/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Small-eyed Sphinx in Frederick Co., Maryland (8/9/2002). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

The eye of a Small-eyed Sphinx in Howard Co., Maryland (5/18/2015). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Small-eyed Sphinx caterpillar in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/7/2018). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Small-eyed Sphinx larva in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (10/5/2016). Photo by Bob Cammarata. (MBP list)

A Small-eyed Sphinx caterpillar in Worcester Co., Maryland (10/16/2016). Photo by Bob Cammarata. (MBP list)

A Small-eyed Sphinx caterpillar in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/13/2015). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Small-eyed Sphinx caterpillar in Carroll Co., Maryland (9/16/2013). Photo by Anna Letaw. (MBP list)

A Small-eyed Sphinx pupa in Carroll Co., Maryland (7/8/2014). Photo by Anna Letaw. (MBP list)


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