Diurnal Sphinx Moth from Japan: Cephonodes hylas

Female Pellucid Hawk Moth
Location:Kusatsu, Japan
July 31, 2010 6:46 am
Regarding a Q&A that was posted on 14/10/2009 about a particular Hummingbird Moth from Japan (Cephonodes hylas). I got a decent picture of the female today in Kusatsu city near Lake Biwa just north of Kyoto, Japan. She must have been tuckered out from mating all month because she sat surprisingly still for sometimes being called a ”Hummingbird” moth. Here are two links to my photos.
Cheers, Brian.

Hummingbird Moth from Japan

Hi Brian,
Thanks for sending your beautiful image of a Japanese Hummingbird Moth.

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