Tersa Sphinx Moth 4 Replies Xylophanes tersa photographed head-on against a backdrop of sandstone and lichen. Tennessee Ave, Sewanee. The same moth from a more conventional camera angle. The wing span is slightly narrower than my palm. Share this:EmailFacebookTwitterLike this:Like Loading... Related
Wow. That’s an impressive moth!
you just can’t beat the Sphingidae for sporty lepidopteran style.
They are the sharpest moths around. Car designers could learn a thing or two, I think.
I found 1. I’ve never seen anything like it. Wish I could show you my picture.