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Hawk Moth - Daphnusa ocellaris This Daphnusa ocellaris Hawk Moth has green false eyes. Brunei,Daphnusa ocellaris,Hawk Moth,Moth Click/tap to enlarge PromotedCountry intro

Hawk Moth - Daphnusa ocellaris

This Daphnusa ocellaris Hawk Moth has green false eyes.

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  1. The lights make it look like there is a giant predator in the background waiting to devour this moth (or the photographer) ;P Posted 4 months ago
    1. Nice imagination, Christine.
      I was visualising a Clouded Leopard, the lights being its glowing eyes at night, waiting to pounce! lol
      Posted 4 months ago
      1. Hahahaa... I was thinking also, what are those extra two eye-like lights! :-D Posted 4 months ago
        1. Was just having fun with the light effect, without photoshopping :D, straight from the camera :) Posted 4 months ago
        2. Was just having fun with the light effect, without photoshopping :D, straight from the camera :) Posted 4 months ago
      2. Haha, exactly, Albert! Posted 4 months ago

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''Daphnusa ocellaris'' is a species of moth of the Sphingidae family. It is found in Sri Lanka, northern India, Nepal, Thailand, southern China , Malaysia , Indonesia and the Philippines. ''Daphnusa fruhstorferi'' from Java is sometimes treated as a valid species. The wingspan is 80–112 mm. The larvae feed on ''Nephelium'' and ''Durio'' species.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Albert Kang
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Uploaded Mar 3, 2019. Captured Feb 23, 2019 23:55.
  • TG-5
  • f/5.6
  • 1/160s
  • ISO200
  • 13.47mm