Large green moth
February 5, 2010
Saw this moth on a wall at the temple of Philae at Aswan in Egypt. It was 6 to 8 inchesf rom wingtip to wingtip. There was no vegetation for dozens of yards in any direction..
P Tucker
Aswan Egypt

Oleander Hawkmoth

Hi P Tucker,
This is an Oleander Hawkmoth, a species that is relatively common in the Mediterranean region, in Africa and in Asia.

Hi Daniel
Thank you very much for your explanation.
Kind regards
Phil Tucker

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