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Vine Hawk Moth

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Large moth (wingspan about 6cm) with brown, khaki and cream patterns on the wings and body. You can just see a patch of red on the hindwings.


Seen on our front porch in Roma, Queensland.


The Vine Hawk Moth is found in Africa, Southern Europe, Central and Southern Asia and all states of Australia. This is the first one I have ever seen. : )

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Tiffany Louise O
Tiffany Louise O 2 years ago

Another sighting this evening in Springfield Lakes, Qld. The one I photographed is almost 3" in length. Above the door of my patio. So beautiful.

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Roma, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on Apr 11, 2014
Submitted on Apr 14, 2014

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