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Hippotion sp.


Hazel, with pink markings in the inner wings, Has white stripes, along with other shades of various brown. About 3.6 cm in length.


Found in my school, on a dead bush. Seen at least three sphinx moths, one of them is a real hummingbird moth.


if this gets one like, i will cry XD

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 years ago

We're not into catching things except for a quick photo then release.

EntomologyForKids 2 years ago

also, i have seen 6 sphinx or hawk moths in total and i have caught 4 of them. i’ve also caught a Tropical Swallowtail Moth, and have gotten up close with some Oleander Hawk Moth caterpillars, pupas and an adult at my school. also, i’m in Calabarzon, so you think you got any nice moths for me, ppl?

EntomologyForKids 2 years ago

well, i’m in the main island, in Luzon in the philippines, so i think this is probably Hippotion from Southeast Asia.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 years ago

Can we help with location on the map? (I'm sure you're not in the Atlantic ocean near Cameroon)

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 2 years ago

Hope you find some interesting critters - looking forward to your posts !

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 2 years ago

Hello, EntomologyForKids, and welcome. It's a great site, so I hope you enjoy it. Are you really going to cry if you get a like? Grab some tissues! :)

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Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 20, 2019
Submitted on Jul 21, 2019

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