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Paonias Hübner, [1819]
Paonias Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (9): 142, TS: Sphinx excaecata J. E. Smith
Calasymbolus Grote, 1873; Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 1 : 23, TS: Sphinx astylus
Paonias ; Eitschberger, 2002, Neue Ent. Nachr. 53: 86
Paonias (Smerinthinae) ; [MABL]
Paonias (Smerinthini) ; [HMW, 16]

Paonias astylus (Drury, 1773)
Maine - Florida, Mississippi, Missouri. See [About maps] Huckleberry Sphinx
Sphinx astylus Drury, 1773; Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 2 : 45, pl. 26, fig. 2, TL: New York
Sphinx io Guérin-Méneville, [1829-1831]; Icon. Règne anim. Cuvier 3 (Insectes) : pl. 84, f. 2, TL: New York
Smerinthus integerrima Harris, 1833; in Hitchcock, Rep. Geol. Min. Bot. Zool. Masschusets: 590, TL: Massachusetts
Smerinthus integerrima Harris, 1839; Amer. J. Sci. Arts, 36 (2): 290, TL: Massachusetts
Paonias astylus, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Paonias astylus, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
P. astylus, Georgia Lepidoptera (USA) [GALEPS]
Paonias astylus ; [HMW]; Eitschberger, 2002, Neue Ent. Nachr. 53: 86, 110-112 (gen.), pl. VI, f. 1-2

Larva on Vaccinium vacillans, V. corymbosum, Andromeda [MNA21]


Paonias emmeli Eitschberger, 2002
Arizona. See [About maps] Paonias emmeli Eitschberger, 2002; Neue Ent. Nachr. 53: 98, 108-109 & 118 (gen.), pl. VII, f. 9-10, TL: Arizona, Santa Cruz Co., Peña Blanca

Paonias excaecata (J. E. Smith, 1797)
NA. See [About maps] Blinded Sphinx
Sphinx excaecata J. E. Smith, 1797; in Smith & Abbot, Nat. Hist. Rarer Lepid. Ins. Georgia 1: 49, pl. 25, TL: Georgia
Paonias pavonina Geyer, 1837; in Hübner, Zuträge. Samml. exot. Schmett. 5 : 12, : f. 835-836, TL: Pennsylvania
Paonias excaecata var. pecosensis Cockerell, 1905; Entomologist 38: 111, TL: Pecos, New Mexico
Calasymbolus excoecata[sic] borealis Clark, 1929; Proc. New England Zool. Cl. 11: 19, TL: McCreary, Manitoba
Paonias excaecatus, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Paonias excaecata, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Paonias excaecatus, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
Paonias excaecata, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Paonias excaecatus, Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images [Lynn Scott]
Paonias excaecatus, Georgia Lepidoptera (USA) [GALEPS]
Paonias excaecatus ;
Paonias excaecata ; [HMW]; Eitschberger, 2002, Neue Ent. Nachr. 53: 86, 113-115 (gen.), pl. VII, f. 11-12

Larva on Salix, Ostrya virginiana, Carpinus caroliniana, Quercus, Malus, Prunus, Crataegus, Amelanchier, Rosa, Populus, Betula, Ulmus, Tilia [MNA21]


Paonias hyatti Eitschberger, 2002
Tennessee. See [About maps] Paonias hyatti Eitschberger, 2002; Neue Ent. Nachr. 53: 96, 103-105 & 118 (gen.), pl. VI, f. 3-4, TL: Tennessee, Shelby Co., Germantown

Paonias myops (J. E. Smith, 1797)
NA. See [About maps] Small-eyed Sphinx
Sphinx myops J. E. Smith, 1797; in Smith & Abbot, Nat. Hist. Rarer Lepid. Ins. Georgia 1: 51, pl. 26, TL: Georgia
Smerinthus rosacearum Boisduval, [1836]; Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 1 : pl. 15, f. 4, TL: North America
Smerinthus myops var. cerasi Boisduval, [1875]; Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. Hétérocères, 1 : 42
Smerinthus myops var. sorbi Boisduval, [1875]; Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. Hétérocères, 1 : 42
Smerinthus tiliastri Boisduval, [1875]; Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. Hétérocères, 1 : 42
Calasymbolus myops mccrearyi Clark, 1929; Proc. New England Zool. Cl. 11: 19, TL: McCreary, Manitoba
Paonias myops, Pacific Northwest Moths [PNWM]
Paonias myops, Moth Photographers Group [MPG]
Paonias myops, E.H. Strickland Ent. Mus, U of [ALBERTA]
Paonias myops, Butterflies and Moths of North America [BAMONA]
Paonias myops, Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images [Lynn Scott]
Paonias myops, The Moths of Southeastern Arizona [Bruce Walsh]
Paonias myops ; [HMW]; Eitschberger, 2002, Neue Ent. Nachr. 53: 87, 101-102 & 118 (gen.), pl. VII, f. 7-8

Larva on Prunus, P. virginiana, P. serotina, P. cerasus, Amelanchier, Vitis [MNA21]

P. m. occidentalis (Clark, 1919)
Colorado Calasymbolus myops occidentalis Clark, 1919; Proc. New England Zool. Club 6 : 112, pl. 13, f. 4, TL: Gelnwood Springs, Boulder, Colorado
= Paonias myops ; [HMW]
Paonias myops occidentalis ; Eitschberger, 2002, Neue Ent. Nachr. 53: 88
P. m. macrops (Gehlen, 1933)
Mexico, ...? Calasymbolus myops macrops Gehlen, 1933; Ent. Z. 47 (10): 80, f. 5, TL: S.Mexico, Tehuacan
Paonias macrops ; Eitschberger, 2002, Neue Ent. Nachr. 53: 87, 116-117 & 118 (gen.)
Paonias myops macrops ; [HMW]; [MABL]

Paonias oplerorum Eitschberger, 2002
Louisiana. See [About maps] Paonias oplerorum Eitschberger, 2002; Neue Ent. Nachr. 53: 97, 106-107 & 118 (gen.), pl. VI, f. 5-6, TL: Louisiana, St. Tammany Par., 4.2mi NE Abita Springs

Paonias wolfei Cadiou & Haxaire, 1997
Mexico. See [About maps] Paonias wolfei Cadiou & Haxaire, 1997; Lambillionea 97 (4): 569-570, TL: Mexico, San Luis Potosi, 16mi. East Ciudad Maiz, 1140m
Paonias wolfei ; [HMW]; [MABL]; Eitschberger, 2002, Neue Ent. Nachr. 53: 88


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References:
[ALBERTA]
University of Alberta, E.H. Strickland Entomological Museum; Browse Entomology Collection
[About maps]
Warning! The maps are automatically generated from the textual information, and the process does not always produce acceptable result; See about maps for more info.
[BAMONA]
Opler, Pavulaan, Stanford & Pogue; Butterflies and Moths of North America; Mountain Prairie Information Node
[Bruce Walsh]
Bruce Walsh; e-mail: Bruce Walsh; The Moths of Southeastern Arizona; Butterflies of Southeastern Arizona
[GALEPS]
Moths and Butterflies of Georgia and the Southeastern United States; James K. Adams; Dept. of Natural Science, Dalton State College, Dalton, GA ; http://www.daltonstate.edu/galeps/index.htm
[HBN]
Francis Hemming, 1937; HÜBNER, A bibliographical and systematic account of the entomological works of Jacob Hübner and of the supplements thereto by Carl Geyer, Gottfried Franz von Frölich and Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer, Vol 1 & 2
[HMW]
Kitching & Cadiou, 2000; Hawkmoths of the World; An annotated and illustrated revisionary checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae)
[Lynn Scott]
Moths of the Ottawa Area; Lynn Scott's Lepidoptera Images
[MABL]
Manuel A. Balcázar Lara; Palomillas de México
[MNA21]
Ronald W. Hodges, 1971; The Moths of America North of Mexico; Fascicle 21; SPHINGOIDEA
[MPG]
North American Moth Photographers Group
[PNWM]
Pacific Northwest Moths


Some related literature:
Boisduval, [1836]
Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptéres. Tome Premier Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. 1 : 1-690, pl. 1-24
Boisduval, [1875]
Histoire Naturelle des Insectes. Species Général des Lépidoptéres Hétérocéres. Tome Premier. Sphingides, Sésiides, Castnides Hist. nat. Ins., Spec. gén. Lépid. Hétérocères, 1 : 1-568, pl. 1-11
Cadiou & Haxaire, 1997
Description of new taxa in the genera Paonias, Nyceryx and Xylophanes with a revision of associates species Lambillionea 97 (4): 569-570
Clark, 1919
Some undescribed Sphingidae Proc. New England Zool. Club 6 : 99-114, 4pls
Clark, 1929
Sundry notes on Sphingidae, descriptions of sixteen new forms and of one new genus Proc. New England Zool. Cl. 11: 7-24
Drury, 1773
Illustrations of natural history; wherein are exhibited ... Illust. Nat. Hist. Exot. Insects 2 : 1-90, pl. 1-50
Eitschberger, 2002
Revidierte Checkliste der Gattunged Paonias Hübner, [1819] sowie Smerinthus Latreille, [1802] mit der Beschreibung neuer Paonias-Arten Neue Ent. Nachr. 53: 85-149
Grote, 1873
Catalogue of the Sphingidae of North America Bull. Buffalo Soc. Nat. Sci. 1 : 17-28
Guérin-Méneville, [1829-1831]
Iconographie du Règne Animal de G. Cuvier. Insectes. Icon. Règne anim. Cuvier 3 (Insectes) : pl. 3-12 (1829), : pl. 13-14,21-24 (1830), : pl. 25-30,42-46,52-55,60,62,76,24-25,25bis,28bis (1831), : pl. 77-92,99,84bis (1832), : pl. 31,36-39,47-49,59,101,39bis (1833), : pl. 32-35,50,61,64-66,49bis (1834), : pl. 15-20,40,51,56-58,67-75,93-98 (1835), : pl. 100,102-104 (1836), : pl. 1-2,41,63 (1837), : 1-576 (1844)
Harris, 1839
Descriptive catalogue of the North American insects belonging to the Linnean genus Sphinx in the cabinet of Thaddeus William Harris Amer. J. Sci. Arts, 36 (2): 282-320
Hübner, [1819]
Verzeichniss bekannter Schmettlinge, 1816-[1826] Verz. bek. Schmett. (1): [1-3], 4-16 (1816), (2): 17-32 (1819), (3): 33-48 (1819), (4): 49-64 (1819), (5): 65-80 (1819), (6): 81-96 (1819), (7): 97-112 (1819), (8): 113-128 (1819), (9): 129-144 (1819), (10): 145-160 (1819), (11): 161-176 (1819), (12): 177-192 (1820), (13): 193-208 (1820), (14): 209-224 (1821), (15): 225-240 (1821), (16): 241-256 (1821), (17): 257-272 (1823), (18): 273-288 (1823), (19): 289-304 (1823), (20): 305-320 (1825), (21): 321-336 (1825), (22): 337-352 (1825), (23-27): 353-431 ([1825])
Geyer, 1837
Zuträge zur Sammlung exotischer Schmettlinge, Vol. 5 [1833]-1837 in Hübner, Zuträge. Samml. exot. Schmett. 5 : [1-3], 4, [5], 6-52 (1837), : pl. [138-151], f. 801-880 (1833), : pl. [152-172], f. 881-1000 (1834 - 1836)


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