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Hawk Moth

Theretra silhetensis

Description:

These magnificent moths have long narrow wings and thick bodies. They are fast flyers and often highly aerobatic. Many species can hover in place. Some can briefly fly backwards or dart away. Hawk moths are experts at finding sweet-smelling flowers after dark.

Habitat:

Urban garden.


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3 Comments

Thank you Jolly and Shekainah!

Subtly grotesque.

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 7 years ago

Nice series Leana

Guimba, Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Lat: 15.55, Long: 120.82

Spotted on Nov 24, 2012
Submitted on Nov 24, 2012

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