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Army Green Moth

Daphnis nerii


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


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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Roy Arun
Roy Arun 9 years ago


Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 9 years ago

Very nice :)

Dixie 9 years ago

Wow! Beautiful!

James McNair
James McNair 9 years ago

Amazing shot!

KrishnaMurthy-K 9 years ago

its great atlas moth....

Roy Arun
Roy Arun 9 years ago

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

NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

Nice spot! please remove from the Global Dragonflies & Damselflies mission instead you can add to Moths of the world mission

Roy Arun
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Roy Arun

Asansol, West Bengal, India

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

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