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  • English
    • Yam Hawk Moth
  • Scientific Names
    • Theretra nessus
  • Chinese (Traditional)
    • 綠背斜紋天蛾
    • 黃腹斜紋天蛾

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What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

jasminia

Date

September 16, 2014

Place

Honolulu, HI (Google, OSM)

Description

In my kitchen hanging out on the screen.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

michael_pennay

Date

July 17, 2014

Description

Large moth Think is a Hawk moth, ID suggestions welcome

Photos / Sounds

What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

June 21, 2014 05:25 PM IST

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital, Karimganj District, Assam

Date: 21st June 2014

Equipment: Nikon D800 with Micro-Nikkor 105mm

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

aman

Date

June 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

tommyswift

Date

August 21, 2013 11:09 PM HKT

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

maractwin

Date

March 1, 2014 10:29 AM EST

Description

The last of my Palau pictures.

Photos / Sounds

What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

michaela

Date

the past

Photos / Sounds

What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

michaela

Date

October 18, 2013 08:15 PM HKT

Photos / Sounds

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

Photos / Sounds

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

Photos / Sounds

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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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.

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