A Malayan Eggfly uses its proboscis to suck up human sweat!
The proboscis of this Hoary Palmer is more than twice as long as its body!
The proboscis of the Plain Tiger is covered with pollen from the flower, all ready to be transferred to the next flower for pollination, as it goes about feeding on nectar.
- Merriam-Webster Online for the Audio pronounciation clips
- Handbook for Butterfly Watchers : Robert Michael Pyle, Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston/New York, 1992