Worship the Sphinx

© Howard B. Cheek

Worship the Sphinx

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict April 10, 2009

Great macro image here, Howard.

Dominick #1111697

Melissa Olsen April 10, 2009

So that is what you call those little bee that look like a fly...LOL
Great clarity and color Howard. Wonderful capture! #7390875

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 10, 2009

Outstanding macro work Howard!! Jeff #7390881

Howard B. Cheek April 10, 2009

Good morning Melissa & thank you for your kind words..
Not sure if you're just kidding about the bee fly thing? But yes, they are known as "Bee Flies". Disregard if you think I've had too much caffeine ;}

Michelle Alton April 10, 2009

Wow...what a perfectly amazing macro, Howard. #7392946

Carol L. Fowler April 13, 2009

This is an incredible macro. As you know, I love butterflies and bees. #7401318

Summer A. Kozisek May 31, 2009

Wow Howard, great macro!! #7583536

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The Sphinx Moth (family Sphingidae) is also called the Hawk Moth and the Hummingbird Moth because of its hovering, swift flight patterns.
Seen here with small bee fly on it's knees ;-}

Uploaded on April 10, 2009

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