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Daphnis nerii, the oleander hawk-moth or army green moth  Daphnis hypothous,Daphnis nerii,Fall,Geotagged,Jade hawkmoth,Malaysia Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Daphnis nerii, the oleander hawk-moth or army green moth

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The Jade hawkmoth, , is a moth of the Sphingidae family. It is known from Sri Lanka, southern and northern India, Nepal, Myanmar, southern China, Taiwan, Thailand, Malaysia, and Indonesia. It is a rare vagrant to the Western Palaearctic ecozone. During the last hundred years a number have been discovered within the Middle East and one was even found in Scotland late last century but this was probably imported as a pupa with cargo.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by _ChunXingWong_
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By Melan_de03

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Uploaded Nov 8, 2019. Captured Nov 5, 2019 07:58 in Km. 10, Jalan Tengah Nipah, 91109 Lahad Datu, Sabah, 91100, Malaysia.
  • NIKON D810
  • f/11.0
  • 1/250s
  • ISO400
  • 70mm