large moth
I have no idea what kind of moth was hanging around on the wall last night. I wish I'd gotten a clearer photo. It was about 1 1/2 inches long.

2 thoughts on “Moth

  1. Kathy

    This is the same moth that was feeding on my butterfly bush that night and the eyes glowed red in the reflected light. It is a white-lined sphinx moth. The caterpillar eating my catalpa leaves will turn into a catalpa sphinx moth so we do have other kinds around here. They are sometimes called hummingbird moths because they hover like that gathering nectar. The underwing is a beautiful rosy red.

  2. Carol Howe

    The first time I saw one of these making for a flower, it was such an alien species to my experience that I wondered if it had come from another planet, and what it knew. One kind of sphinx moth spends some of its childhood as a tomato hornworm.

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