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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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Recent observations

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What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

surohit-69

Date

January 1, 1980

Description

A different kind of moth seen here with big body and two big white color wings.A green color body is much bigger than the wings.No antennas are seen.The date here is not correct as the date function was out of order.

Photos / Sounds

What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

dave_k_h

Date

May 13, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

janice_ang

Date

March 17, 2015

Photos / Sounds

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What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

theresacheonghm

Date

October 6, 2014

Description

3 inch long. Impressive strong Wings. Brown and touch of red (see photos}
Like to know ID of speicies

Photos / Sounds

What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

ivijayanand

Date

June 14, 2014 08:55 PM IST

Place

Ambassa (Google, OSM)

Description

Location: Makunda Christian Hospital branch, Kamalacherra, Dhalai District, Tripura

Date: 18th June 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

jasminia

Date

September 16, 2014

Description

In my kitchen hanging out on the screen.

Photos / Sounds

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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

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What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

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

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What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

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

October 18, 2013 08:15 PM HKT
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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.