Sphinx moth question
Dear Bug Man:
I’ve attached a photo of a sphinx moth found in Egypt and my friend is wondering what kind it is. He thinks it’s an oleander sphinx moth but would like confirmation. Can you help? Many thanks.
Yes, you have a photo of the Oleander Sphinx, Deilephila [Daphnis] nerii, which ranges quite far where oleander grows. Our other posting came from Hawaii and that image almost looks color enhanced. Your photo is much more natural.