Oleander Hawkmoth from India

Subject:  A beautiful flying bug with mixed texture of colours on whole feathers and body
Geographic location of the bug:  India
Date: 01/06/2018
Time: 03:51 AM EDT
Please can anyone identify the bug…is it dangerous or not
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Oleander Hawkmoth

This gorgeous moth is an Oleander Hawkmoth, a species native to Asia that has been introduced to many other locations where oleander, the food plant for the caterpillar, is cultivated in gardens, including Hawaii.

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