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One-eyed Sphinx

Smerinthus cerisyi


Appearance is highly variable. Outer margin of forewing ranges from unevenly scalloped to almost straight. Upperside of forewing is light reddish brown to almost black, with dark and light markings. Hindwing is mostly red with a yellow-tan outer margin and a round or diamond-shaped black spot in the center of the blue eyespot. Underside of the forewing is deep rose on the basal half and usually has a well-defined postmedian line.


Spotted on my front porch.

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Federal Way, Washington, USA

Spotted on May 29, 2017
Submitted on May 29, 2017

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