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Moth Seeks Nectar from Filter-Paper Flower

Caption: Tobacco hornworm moth, Manduca sexta, seeks nectar from an filter-paper flower soaked in some chemicals from the scent of its favorite nectar source, the sacred datura flower, Datura wrightii.

Credit: Photo by Charles Hedgcock RBP

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Related news release: How moths key into the scent of a flower


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