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yam hawk moth

Theretra nessus


Wingspan approx. 6 cm across.


Apartment building in small town Japan.


Japan is ripe with amazing insect life. I found this beautiful moth hanging on the outside wall of my friend's apartment building in Gifu.

1 species ID suggestions

Yam Hawk Moth
Theretra nessus Theretra nessus

1 Comment

James McNair
James McNair 4 years ago

Hawk Moth but not sure of which one!

岐阜市, 中部地方, Japan

Lat: 35.44, Long: 136.79

Spotted on Sep 8, 2014
Submitted on Nov 8, 2014

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