Biomechanics

Hovering hawkmoth flight

By Tyson Hedrick, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Type of Resource Media including photos and video clips 
Topic Locomotion/motility 
Taxa Invertebrate 
Organizational Level Organismal 
Role of activity in your course N/A 
Safety precautions, possible permissions necessary N/A 
Miscellaneous advice - pitfalls to avoid N/A 
Description A hawkmoth (Manduca sexta) hovering in front of and preparing to feed from an artificial flower. The video plays back at 1/66th normal speed. 
Associated Files File 1: 82.1.mov