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Oleander Hawk-moth caterpillar

Deilephila nerii

Description:

Daphnis nerii is a large hawk-moth found in wide areas of Africa and Asia. It is a migratory species, flying to parts of eastern and southern Europe during the summer. Daphnis nerii (Oleander Sphinx Moth or Oleander Hawk-Moth) is one of the most beautiful butterfly-like patterned moths on Earth.

Habitat:

Apocynaceae plant

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Milind Mangare
Spotted by
Milind Mangare

Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Feb 24, 2013
Submitted on Feb 24, 2013

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