White-lined Sphinx Moth — Photo-Artistry   Leave a comment

Sphinx MothWhite-linedd Sphinx Moth — Photo-Artistry by kenne

The sphinx moth (family Sphingidae) is also called the hawk moth and the hummingbird moth
because of its hovering, swift flight patterns. These stout-bodied moths have long,
narrow forewings and shorter hindwings, with wingspans ranging from 2 to 8 inches.
Many species pollinate flowers such as orchids, petunias and evening primroses
while sucking their nectar with a proboscis (feeding tube) that exceeds 10 inches in some species.

Read more: https://www.desertusa.com/insects/sphinx-moths.html#ixzz6SNCUrNxF

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