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Oleander Hawk-moth or Army Green Moth (Female)

Daphnis nerii

Habitat:

Urban garden.

Notes:

After 15 days this magnificent, stout and robust moth emerged from its pupa from the "Iron Man" caterpillar that got me the SOTD at http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/313... .

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27 Comments (1–25)

blaise
blaise 7 years ago

Love the 5th picture

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 7 years ago

Beautiful !!

EmilyUmbarger
EmilyUmbarger 7 years ago

Incredible!

Frederic Ansermoz
Frederic Ansermoz 7 years ago

That s a good answer!

Thanks for the complement Frederic Ansermoz! They look nice because the photos are simple ;)

Frederic Ansermoz
Frederic Ansermoz 7 years ago

You have a lot of nice photographs in your collection!

Thank you ceherzog!

ceherzog
ceherzog 7 years ago

This is such a cool moth...great series!

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 7 years ago

Beautiful series!

Kya
Kya 7 years ago

Brilliant!

Thank you Telse! :)

Telse
Telse 7 years ago

Just gorgeous Leana!

So gorgeous @Jakubco! Though the caterpillars are a common sight in the garden, it's my first time to see this lovely moth :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Nice series :)

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Super gorgeous! What a lovely moth from a lovely caterpillar.

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 7 years ago

WOW! Incredible! So lovely!

Thank you @Debbie Stewart! The "Iron Man" caterpillar turned out to be a robust female moth :-)

RiekoS
RiekoS 7 years ago

Very nice!

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 7 years ago

Great to see the outcome of 'Iron man' Leana, such a beauty :-)

Thank you @Dima! :)

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Beautiful series! Congratulations on a successful emergence.

ira080808
ira080808 7 years ago

wow! awesome!

It's a girl!! Well done Mommy Leana :)

Nicole_D_19
Nicole_D_19 7 years ago

Wow, It looks like a painting! Very cool.

Dima
Dima 7 years ago

That's the coolest moth I've ever seen!

Nueva Ecija, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 30, 2013
Submitted on Jul 30, 2013

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