Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1074902

One-eyed sphinx
Smerinthus cerisyi

Observation date: July 30, 1964
Submitted by: Todd Stefanic
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found in Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve Archives / Museum, collector D. S. Horning
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: February 04, 2016
Coordinator notes: I agree with your ID. However, these days most consider Smerinthus ophthalmica a synonym of S. cerisyi. Also, Smerinthus geminatus is considered a synonym of S. jamaicensis. Bob Martin
Checklist region(s): United States, Idaho, Butte County