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Moth: African hummingbird hawkmoth

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Moth: African hummingbird hawkmoth

Unread post by Goggapot » Tue Nov 12, 2013 8:30 am

Hi all my fellow Forumites!

I'm looking for more information on the African hummingbird hawkmoth. Any information will help. We saw one in the Nylstroom (Modimolle) district.

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Re: African hummingbird hawkmoth

Unread post by Imax » Thu Nov 14, 2013 8:01 am

Goggapot, I don't have any info on hand, but can have a look in my moth book later to give some more. but here are a few images anyway

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African Hummingbird Hawk Moth, Bornmansdrift, Clocolan, March 2013 by roelofvdb, on Flickr

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African Hummingbird Hawk Moth, Bornmansdrift, Clocolan, March 2013 by roelofvdb, on Flickr

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African Hummingbird Hawk Moth, Bornmansdrift, Clocolan, March 2013 by roelofvdb, on Flickr


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