A really beautiful moth with its gold and lavender hues. I couldn't get him to show his small eye in this shot. May 10, 2004.
She gives me a tiny peek at one of her beautiful eyes on the underwing. May 10, 2004.
Small-eyed sphinx resting typically with abdomen bent. May 10, 2004.
Found this today hugging our Rose of Sharon.
Eyed Sphinx Moth is a common visitor here in Ouray Colorado at elevation 7550 feet if you leave the outdoor lite on all nite. Stays most of the next day too just sleeping. Dick Nevville
I'm not sure what type of moth this is, but after looking at the photos on your website, I believe it is a Sphnix Moth
in my back yard taking a long nap
Paonias myops - female Small-eyed Sphinx Moth
Paonias myops - Small-eyed Sphinx Moth
Small eyed sphinx on riparian vegetation near Little Lee creek, Nicut, OK. June 2013.