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The Bee Hawk Moth has transparent wings and a stout body like a Bumble Bees. They hover over flowers to feed and their rapidly beating wings hum, like a little hummingbird.
Bee Hawk Moth caterpillars feed on Gardenia jasminoides, Native Gardenia ( Gardenia ovularis), Australian Native Myrtle ( Canthium attenuatum) and other Canthium species. Found on gardenia bush in my front yard in Brisbane.
Photos of newly emerged moth - taken 10 March 2013