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Convolvulus hawkmoth

AGRIUS CONVOLVULI

Description:

The wingspan is 80–105 mm. This hawkmoth's basic coloration is in grayish tones, but the abdomen has a broad gray dorsal stripe and pink and black bands edged with white on the sides. The hindwings are light grey with darker broad crosslines.

Habitat:

It is common throughout Europe, Africa and Australia, partly as a migrant. It shows a preference for warm open areas, i.e. agricultural steppes, but can be found almost anywhere except dense forest.

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Basel-Landschaft, Switzerland

Spotted on Jul 25, 2015
Submitted on Jul 25, 2015

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