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Army Green Moth

Daphnis nerii

Description:

Daphnis nerii (formerly Deilephila nerii), known as the Oleander Hawk-moth Or Army Green Moth, is a moth of the Sphingidae family.

Habitat:

The adults feed on nectar of a great variety of flowers. They have a preference for fragrant species like petunia, jasmine and honeysuckle. They are especially active in the twilight time, hovering over the flowers after sunset.

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7 Comments

Roy Arun
Roy Arun 6 years ago

Thanks....

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 6 years ago

Very nice :)

Dixie
Dixie 6 years ago

Wow! Beautiful!

James McNair
James McNair 6 years ago

Amazing shot!

KrishnaMurthy-K
KrishnaMurthy-K 6 years ago

its great atlas moth....

Roy Arun
Roy Arun 6 years ago

sorry....that was a mistake....& thanks for the suggestion...

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 6 years ago

Nice spot! please remove from the Global Dragonflies & Damselflies mission instead you can add to Moths of the world mission
https://www.projectnoah.org/missions/884...

Roy Arun
Spotted by
Roy Arun

Asansol, West Bengal, India

Spotted on Jul 11, 2013
Submitted on Oct 8, 2014

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