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Oleander hawk-moth

Daphnis nerii

Description:

One of the most beautiful creatures I have ever encountered. I was really captivated by its vibrant colours and patterns and was amazed by the the fact that it wasn't bothered at all by my presence.

Habitat:

The oleander hawk-moth typically inhabits dry river beds, oases and warm hillsides with scattered oleander bushes. However, areas which are overgrown with this shrub tend to be avoided. (source: arkive.org)

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4 Comments

ChristosMaroulis
ChristosMaroulis 5 years ago

Nice!!

ChristosKazilas
ChristosKazilas 6 years ago

Thanks everyone! :-)

Bernadette S
Bernadette S 6 years ago

Beautiful photos of a beautiful moth!

Davidbygott
Davidbygott 6 years ago

So nice! One of my favorites too.

ChristosKazilas
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ChristosKazilas

Δήμος Νέαπολης - Συκεών, Περιφέρεια Κεντρικής Μακεδονίας, Greece

Spotted on Nov 24, 2014
Submitted on Nov 25, 2014

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