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Sulawesi Hummingbird Hawkmoth (Macroglossum corythus) Our last day in our cabin this beauty entered in and was trying to fly away but got stucked at the window glasses. Made the customary pics and released him before he would suffer too much stress. He seemed a bit old and rugged but still very pretty. <br />
May 31, 2018.<br />
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Sulawesi Hummingbird Hawkmoth (Macroglossum corythus)

Our last day in our cabin this beauty entered in and was trying to fly away but got stucked at the window glasses. Made the customary pics and released him before he would suffer too much stress. He seemed a bit old and rugged but still very pretty.
May 31, 2018.
http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/sphi/corythus.html

    comments (4)

  1. Amazing appearance, look at that "tail" and those eyes! Posted one year ago
  2. Really cool! Posted one year ago
  3. I hope I can find the ID, it seems to be a hummingbird hawk moth Posted one year ago
  4. I found the ID, yehaa! :-) Posted one year ago

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''Macroglossum corythus'' is a species of hawk moth of the family Sphingidae. It was described by Francis Walker in 1856 and is found throughout the Indo-Australian tropics east to New Caledonia.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Jul 21, 2018. Captured May 31, 2018 11:12 in Unnamed Road, Pasirpanjang, Lembeh Sel., Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • SP-820UZ
  • f/4.8
  • 1/80s
  • ISO800
  • 20.6mm