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

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Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

kwongchungman

Date

August 28, 2016 12:08 PM AWST

Place

香港 (Google, OSM)

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Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Date

October 24, 2015 04:20 PM HST

Description

moths are really cool

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Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

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subhajit_roy

Date

July 30, 2016 02:21 AM IST

Place

Durgapur (Google, OSM)

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Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

reyabellada

Date

July 6, 2016 05:10 PM HST

Description

Photos of moths seen during my early morning moth photo walk in Baguio City, Philippines

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Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

reyabellada

Date

July 6, 2016 04:42 PM HST

Description

Photos I took durng my early morning moth photo walk - July 7, 2016

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Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

sunnetchan

Date

July 3, 2016 04:38 PM HKT

Description

綠背斜紋天蛾 (黃腹斜紋天蛾) Yam Hawk Moth (Theretra nessus)

Reference :
A Photographic Guide to Hong Kong Insects 香港昆蟲圖典 1st Edition 2014 P.489 - Hong Kong Entomological Society

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Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

satishnikam

Date

September 16, 2015 11:32 AM HST

Place

kurvande (Google, OSM)

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Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

hkmoths

Date

May 17, 2016 06:43 AM HKT

Description

Insecta: Lepidoptera
Sphingidae, Macroglossinae
Theretra nessus

Tai Yeung Che, Lam Tsuen Valley, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong

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Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

maractwin

Date

April 24, 2016 04:00 PM EDT

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Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

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dhammika

Date

August 15, 2014

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Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

gchlupsa

Date

October 19, 2015 03:45 PM TKT

Description

Yam Hawk Moth
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Sphingidae
Genus: Theretra
Species: T. nessus

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Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

Observer

hkmoths

Date

October 8, 2015 10:04 PM HKT

Description

Insecta: Lepidoptera
Sphingidae, Macroglossinae
Theretra nessus
Wong Lung Hang Road, Lantau Island, Hong Kong

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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.
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