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Observer

maractwin

Date

March 1, 2014 10:29 AM EST

Description

The last of my Palau pictures.

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What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

michaela

Date

the past

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What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

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michaela

Date

October 18, 2013 08:15 PM HKT

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What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

geetha

Date

December 13, 2012

Photos / Sounds

What

Yam Hawk Moth (Theretra nessus) Theretra nessus

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

November 1, 2013 09:40 AM IST

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 1st November 2013

Equipment: Nikon D300s with Micro-Nikkor 105mm

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What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

October 28, 2013 04:22 PM IST

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 28th October 2013

Equipment: Nikon D300s with Micro-Nikkor 105mm

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What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

papilionoidea

Date

October 27, 2013

Place

Hong Kong (Google, OSM)

Description

Stuck on the escalator down to the Lamma ferry pier (#4). Did my best to save it by moving it to some nearby flowers.

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What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

michaela

Date

July 19, 2013 08:25 PM HKT

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What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

nuwan

Date

June 20, 2013

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What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

michaela

Date

September 27, 2012 10:03 PM HKT

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What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

purnendu

Date

April 13, 2012 12:09 AM BST

Description

Langka, near Pakke Tiger Reserve, Arunachal Pradesh13/04/2012

Theretra nessus

Photos / Sounds

What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

obinfiji

Date

April 9, 2011

Description

Large numbers of these hawkmoths attracted to the light.

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Description from Wikipedia

The Yam Hawk Moth (Theretra nessus) is a moth of the Sphingidae family. It is found in Sri Lanka, India (including the Andaman and Nicobar Islands), Nepal, Burma, Thailand, southern China, Taiwan, South Korea, Japan, Malaysia, Indonesia, northern Australia and New Caledonia. It is a recent immigrant in Oahu.

No range data available.