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yam hawk moth ♀️

Theretra nessus (Drury, 1773)

Description:

The wingspan is 90–130 mm. Head, thorax and a stripe down center of abdomen is green suffused with ferrugineous. Thorax is with a lateral grey stripe and abdomen is golden yellow at the sides. Forewings are olive brown and the base with a patch of black and white on the inner margin. A black dot is present at end of cell. A postmedial waved oblique line met by three straight oblique lines from the apex at inner margin. Hindwings are black brown where the anal angle is ochreous, which colour extends towards the apex as a submarginal band. Ventral side is suffused with reddish ochreous.

Habitat:

I found it in Coimbatore, india

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sunshinejanani
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sunshinejanani

Othakalmandapam, Tamil Nadu, India

Spotted on Oct 28, 2021
Submitted on Oct 28, 2021

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