Paonias myops (Smith, 1797)
Status: Occasional local resident
Larval Hostplant(s): Cherry (Prunus), Serviceberry (Amelanchier) and Linden (Tilia).
Range: Found throughout the United States but more frequently in the eastern half of the continent.
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Broods/Flight Times: Nebraska records (from May to August, peaking in June and July) indicate one extended brood. A second occurs in southern portions of its range.
Habitat: Near hostplants, often in wooded areas.
Avg. Wingspan: 1 3/4 – 3 Inches
Overwintering: As pupae in leaf litter or in the soil.
Notes: Adults do not feed.