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Hummingbird Hawk-moth I love these moths because they remind me of my favourite kind of birds! France,Geotagged,Hummingbird Hawk-moth,Macroglossum stellatarum,Summer Click/tap to enlarge

Hummingbird Hawk-moth

I love these moths because they remind me of my favourite kind of birds!

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  1. Cool shot, Daniel, still hoping to see my first one! Posted 6 years ago

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The hummingbird hawk-moth is a species of moth. It was first described by Carl Linnaeus in his 1758 10th edition of ''Systema Naturae''. As of 2018, its entire genome and mitogenome have been sequenced.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Daniel Strutt
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By Daniel Strutt

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Uploaded Aug 9, 2015. Captured Aug 7, 2015 05:58 in 2 Impasse de l'Olivier, 13520 Maussane-les-Alpilles, France.
  • DMC-FZ72
  • f/5.6
  • 1/250s
  • ISO200
  • 149.86mm