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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

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

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