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Oleander Hawk-moth or Army Green Moth (Female)

Daphnis nerii


Urban garden.


After 15 days this magnificent, stout and robust moth emerged from its pupa from the "Iron Man" caterpillar that got me the SOTD at .

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27 Comments (1–25)

blaise 10 years ago

Love the 5th picture

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 10 years ago

Beautiful !!

EmilyUmbarger 10 years ago


Frederic Ansermoz
Frederic Ansermoz 10 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 10 years ago

You have a lot of nice photographs in your collection!

Thank you ceherzog!

ceherzog 10 years ago

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

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 10 years ago

Beautiful series!

Kya 10 years ago


Thank you Telse! :)

Telse 10 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 10 years ago

Nice series :)

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 10 years ago

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

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 10 years ago

WOW! Incredible! So lovely!

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

RiekoS 10 years ago

Very nice!

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 10 years ago

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

Thank you @Dima! :)

LaurenZarate 10 years ago

Beautiful series! Congratulations on a successful emergence.

ira080808 10 years ago

wow! awesome!

AgnesAdiqueTalavera 10 years ago

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

Nicole_D_19 10 years ago

Wow, It looks like a painting! Very cool.

Dima 10 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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