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Oak Hawk-moth

Marumba quercus


The Oak Hawk-moth (Marumba quercus) is a moth of the family Sphingidae. The wingspan is 85–125 mm. The female is somewhat larger than the male. The larvae feed on Oak species, primarily species with dry leaves such as Cork Oak and Holm Oak.


It is found in Southern Europe, North Africa, the Near East and Mesopotamia.

1 species ID suggestions


Mijat 5 years ago

thnks Jakubko!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 5 years ago

Lovely spotting!

Полошки Регион, Macedonia

Lat: 41.65, Long: 20.74

Spotted on Jul 5, 2013
Submitted on Jul 5, 2013

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