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

CountyDenton
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CityCarrollton
DateJun 11, 2013
Time of DayNoon
TemperatureWarm (70-89°F/21-32°C)
WeatherPartly Cloudy
HabitatResidential-Single Family
Type of BehaviorStationary
GenderUncertain
MaturityAdult
ObserverNick Jackson