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Vine or Silver-Sriped Hawk Moth

Hippotion celerio (Linnaeus, 1758)

Description:

Hawk moth on its host plant. From wiki: Larvae typically feed on the leaves of plants such as the grape vine, Cissus, Impatiens and the Arum lily. In our place it feeds on Arrowhead Vine (Syngonium podophyllum).

Habitat:

Rural garden.

Notes:

It is found in central and southern Asia, Africa, India, Sri Lanka and, as a migrant in southern Europe and Australia.

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1 Comment

i_munasinghe
i_munasinghe a year ago

Beautiful spotting!

Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 8, 2019
Submitted on Jul 8, 2019

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