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Convolvulus Hawk Moth ♂

Agrius convolvuli

Description:

A male Convolvulus Hawk Moth, Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758) (Sphingidae; Sphinginae) showing its long proboscis while feeding at a yellow alder flower. Take note of its proboscis making an almost 90° angle from its mouth to the flower below (flower not shown in the photo).

Habitat:

Backyard garden.

Notes:

NMW 2016.

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Biñan, Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 29, 2016
Submitted on Jul 30, 2016

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