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Convolvulus Hawk Moth (male)

Agrius convolvuli

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Found on a dead tree.

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6 Comments

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 9 years ago

Hi Johan! thanks for letting me know. I didn't even think about the gender here. Quite a difference between them!

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 9 years ago

Hi Leanne, Nice spot. Had the same on this side. This is the male moth.
The link on the spottings below shows the difference.
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/171...
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/174...

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 9 years ago

Thanks for clearing that up Argy Bee! lol

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

LOL.... it's the clothing of the frogmouth.

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 9 years ago

I have no idea what that is Argy Bee ? :D

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Fabulous. Reminds me of Podargus livery.

LeanneGardner
Spotted by
LeanneGardner

Mackay, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Feb 5, 2013
Submitted on Feb 6, 2013

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