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Yam hawk moth

Theretra nessus

Description:

about 1.5" long, note the brighter reddish stripes on the 'head'

Habitat:

-it was found in a grassland, grass about knee-high -tropical climate

1 Species ID Suggestions

Druenn
Druenn 3 years ago
Yam hawk moth
Theretra nessus Theretra nessus - Wikipedia


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2 Comments

JaniekevanDijk
JaniekevanDijk 3 years ago

thanks :)

Graham Monroe
Graham Monroe 3 years ago

Nice find!

JaniekevanDijk
Spotted by
JaniekevanDijk

Papua, Indonesia

Spotted on Jun 15, 2017
Submitted on Jun 15, 2017

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