hyles lineata - sphingidae

White-lined Sphinx Moth (Hyles lineata in the Sphingidae family) hovering over water to drink.­

For more information about White-lined Sphinx Moths, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Hyles_­lineata and en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Sphingidae

This one was spotted in Darwin Falls Canyon (Death Valley National Park).­

darwin falls death valley drinking flying hornworms hovering insect sphingidae water white-lined sphinx moth wildlife yles lineata
Old Toll Road, Death Valley National Park, CA, USA