Made popular by the iconic scary movie, The Silence of the Lambs, the Death’s Head Hawkmoth is a fascinating creature. Not only does it look menacing with a skull-like design tattooed on its back, but the moth – when threatened – makes a creepy, high-pitched noise that will make the hairs on your neck stand out.
For those fascinated by nature’s quirks and those who love scary movies, the Death’s Head moth makes for a great tattoo. Here are the Top 13 Death Moth tattoos for your enjoyment.
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Karen L. Hudson has been writing for the body art community since 1999. She is the author of Chick Ink: 40 Stories of Tattoos--and the Women Who Wear Them and Living Canvas: Your Total Guide to Tattoos, Piercings, and Body Modification. After leaving her position as About.com's body art expert in 2011, she founded Tat2Guru to continue her efforts as a safety and acceptance advocate for the body art community. Read Her Full Bio