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Green Hawk-Moth

Pergesa acteus

Description:

Pergesa acteus (Cramer, 1779) Sphingidae, Macroglossinae.

Habitat:

attracted to porch light

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4 Comments

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

Yes, that is the one! this is my first encounter..

dotun55
dotun55 9 years ago

Among the first hawk moths I first saw on the internet. Was really fascinated!
Compare with the ''Leaf-shaped moth'' at the foot of this page (Gallery).
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moth

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

Thanks J :-)

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

Magnificent, Nuwan!

NuwanChathuranga
Spotted by
NuwanChathuranga

Alawwa, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Jun 26, 2013
Submitted on Jul 21, 2013

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