Oleander hawkmoth

Daphnis nerii

One of the larger hawkmoths with a wingspan of 90-100 mm. The oleander favours riversides and scrub. As the name suggests, the major host plant is oleander (Nerium oleander). This moth flies June through September, is nocturnal and migratory.

 

Attribution: Shantanu-Kuveskar (Wikipedia Creative Commons)

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Attribution: SKsiddhartthan (Wikipedia Creative Commons)

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