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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 9 years ago

Love the 5th picture

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 9 years ago

Beautiful !!

EmilyUmbarger 9 years ago


Frederic Ansermoz
Frederic Ansermoz 9 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 9 years ago

You have a lot of nice photographs in your collection!

Thank you ceherzog!

ceherzog 9 years ago

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

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 9 years ago

Beautiful series!

Kya 9 years ago


Thank you Telse! :)

Telse 9 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 9 years ago

Nice series :)

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

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

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 9 years ago

WOW! Incredible! So lovely!

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

RiekoS 9 years ago

Very nice!

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 9 years ago

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

Thank you @Dima! :)

LaurenZarate 9 years ago

Beautiful series! Congratulations on a successful emergence.

ira080808 9 years ago

wow! awesome!

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

Nicole_D_19 9 years ago

Wow, It looks like a painting! Very cool.

Dima 9 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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