Oleander Hawk Moth
|Copyright: Ram Thakur (ramthakur)
|Date Taken: 2018-11-10|
|Camera: iPhone 6|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2018-11-14 7:46|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|During my recent vacation in Delhi, I captured this Hawk Moth in the garden of my son's residence with my mobile.|
Daphnis nerii, the oleander hawk-moth or army green moth, is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It was described by Carl Linnaeus in his 1758 10th edition of Systema Naturae.
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- [2018-11-14 11:50]
Hi Ram,a species living in Italy too but that i never seen,great capture from above with the best sharpness on its wonderful wings,well done! Have a nice evening and thanks,Luciano
A spectacular moth extremely well taken - good colour and sharpness.
I have seen it and it was on my hand and also taken by mobile phone camera long back.
- [2018-11-16 1:51]
FANTASTIC image sir..........
The leave is framing well the insect. The point of view is showing the details of the Oleander Hawl-moth. The light is bringing out the colours. Have a nice day.