by Matthew Cobb
Jonathan Eisen (aka @phylogenomics) tw**ted this lovely photo of a hawk moth feeding in his yard yesterday
He followed it up with this:
Jonathan tentatively ID’d the beast as Agrius cingulatus, but when I asked him if I could post the photos here (he said yes), Phil Torres chipped in:
Someone asked him if it was taken on an iPhone – here’s the answer (note the PLoS [Public Library of Science] tote bag – Jonathan is one of the leading advocates of Open Access publication). He has a Nikon D90 w/ 105mm Nikkor Micro lens…
Now I know what I should have asked for for Father’s Day….