Moths Flight Sequence at 6,000 FPS

Moths Flight Sequence

Take-off flight sequences recorded at 6,000 fps by Ant Lab. All the moths in this video were obtained and filmed in Cornish, NH between July 12 – 16. No moths were hurt during the filming and were released after filming.

00:00 – Rosy maple moth
01:01 – Polyphemus moth
02:01 – Dark marathyssa
02:45 – Virginian tiger moth
03:18 – Beautiful wood-nymph
03:59 – White-dotted prominent
04:29 – Blinded sphinx

Species names:
Rosy maple moth – Dryocampa rubicunda
Polyphemus moth – Antheraea polyphemus
Dark marathyssa – Marathyssa inficita
Virginian tiger moth – Spilpsoma virginica
Beautiful wood-nymph – Eudryas grata
White-dotted prominent – Nadata gibbosa
Blinded sphinx – Paonias exaecata

Video by Ant Lab

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