Close-up Of First Released Moth
I took this one last close up of the moth then left it there, it was quite dark by then. In the morning, there was no sight of it. I still had 2 pupae in the habitat.
Tersa Sphinx Moth Hodges # 7890 (Xylophanes tersa)
Lady Banks (Rosa banksiae)
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