Contact: Mari N. Jensen
University of Arizona
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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