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Green Pergesa Hawkmoth

Pergesa acteus

Description:

An unmistakable species; with a pale grey dorsal band running longitudinally from the anterior edge of the thorax to the tip of the abdomen. Forewing apex strongly falcate; upperside with a characteristic diffuse green band running obliquely across from the inner margin to the apex; discal spot a minute but conspicuous black dot. Upperside of thorax and abdomen with a conspicuous pale grey longitudinal band. Wide distribution in most countries of Asia from India to Japan and China to Indonesia and countries in between them.

Habitat:

Tropical Forest

Notes:

Was taking pictures of this Green Pergesa Hawkmoth when it flew off and landed on my body, so decided to slowly placed it on my finger for a pic with the night view of my hometown :D

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AlbertKang
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AlbertKang

Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

Spotted on Jan 7, 2021
Submitted on Jan 9, 2021

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