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Oriental Bee Hawk

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Oriental Bee Hawk

Unread post by Goronta » Sat May 28, 2016 2:40 pm

Thanks for your help to ID this colorful guy seen in Punda Maria restcamp on the road by the chalets on may 1st this year at around 4pm

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Re: Insect ID needed

Unread post by Jesscan1 » Sat May 28, 2016 4:11 pm

Hi Goronta

Your colourful bug is a moth.

It looks like an Oriental Bee Hawk (Cephonodes Hylas)

Nice pic. Well done.


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