Swivel
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Sphinx Moth

What a buitifull creature!
My very first garden had moonflowers growing across my garden fence and it atracted these wonderfull creatures. I have a few science tattoos, but none having to do with biology. I wanted somthing that represented my love for gardening and biology. So i am doing some close up personal research on this buitifull insect. Once the season is over, i have done enouphe resaearch online and through books, and taken some up close personal time with this animal (watch the larvae go through complete metamorphosis) it will be tattood over my left shoulder along with scientific name!

Moonflowers attract them as they come out in the evening when the moonflowers are opening. Humingbirdfeeders will allso let you get up very close.

Sorry for any funny spelling. Disslexia.

Info here
[url]https://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/taxonomy?f=30&sci=Sphingidae&com=Sphinx%20Moths,%20Hawkmoths[/url]

Video Here
[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87E1bz-Rg2k&feature=related[/url]
Everything is chemical, not everything is logical.

Swivel
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Posts: 13
Joined: Mon Apr 19, 2010 2:23 am
Location: Lala land

I will try to keep an update on research with photos and video...

Heres some more info i have found on my free time
[url]https://www.birds-n-garden.com/tersa_sphinx_hummingbird_moths.html[/url]

A video showing care of sphinx pupae
[url]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ti0ypvVEDe4[/url]
Everything is chemical, not everything is logical.

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