Mournful Sphinx

Subject: Moth
Location: Sarasota County, Florida
December 11, 2016 5:31 am
Found in the A.M. in Sarasota Florida.
Signature: RLockwood

Mournful Sphinx
Mournful Sphinx

Dear RLockwood,
We love that you labeled your image as a “Jet Moth” and we agree 100% that your Mournful Sphinx and other member of the family Sphingidae are the most aerodynamic of all the moths.  Sphinx Moths or Hawkmoths are able to fly forward, backward and they can hover in place.

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