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Elephant Hawk-moth

Deilephila elpenor

Description:

This species possesses good night or scotopic vision. Adults have been shown to be capable of making colour discriminations at night-time levels of illumination, and they sustain these discriminations despite changes in the spectral content of the incident light; that is, they show colour constancy.

Habitat:

Meadow margin, next to the road.

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1 Comment

Beautiful!

EvaV
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EvaV

Slovenia

Spotted on Jul 29, 2014
Submitted on Jan 18, 2015

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