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Green Pergesa Hawkmoth

Pergesa acteus


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.


Tropical Forest


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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Tanjung Bungah, Pulau Pinang, Malaysia

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

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