Nessus Sphinx (Amphion floridensis)
…a species of Sphinx Moth (Sphingidae) which is native to the eastern United States and Canada, west to Alberta. Adult nessus sphinx typically fly during the day and dusk from April to July, and like other sphinx moths feed mainly on nectar. Nessus sphinx larvae feed on Amphelopsis, grape, and cayenne peppers.
Photographer Dalton Portella captured these dramatic photos depicting the powerful force of the ocean during stormy weather.