This large Rustic Sphinx Moth was found on the front porch of a house in Carrollton, Texas. The moth was lethargic and appeared to be in distress. A few photographs were taken, and then the moth was left alone. A return visit a few hours later showed that the moth was no longer there.

Rustic Sphinx Moth - Bricks and Mortar

Rustic Sphinx Moth - Bricks and Mortar

Rustic Sphinx Moth - Bricks and Mortar

Rustic Sphinx Moth - Bricks and Mortar

Observations Details

County Denton
City Carrollton
Date Jun 11, 2013
Time of Day Noon
Temperature Warm (70-89°F/21-32°C)
Weather Partly Cloudy
Habitat Residential-Single Family
Type of Behavior Stationary
Gender Uncertain
Maturity Adult
Observer Nick Jackson
Main Article Rustic Sphinx Moth Observation Location