[ Back to EurekAlert! ]

Contact: Daniel Stolte
stolte@email.arizona.edu
520-626-4402
University of Arizona

Hawkmoth Hovering at Flower

Caption: By sensing a gradient in humidity, a hawkmoth can tell whether an evening primrose flower contains nectar without having to land and probe it.

Credit: Robert A. Raguso/Cornell University

Usage Restrictions: This visual may only be used in conjunction with reporting/posting of this news release. Image/video credit must be included exactly as indicated.

Related news release: Got nectar? To hawkmoths, humidity is a cue


[ Back to EurekAlert! ]