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Monday, April 7, 2014

Arrow Sphinx Moth (Lophostethus dumolinii)

Family Sphingidae  
A very large moth with a wingspan of 140mm and an unmistakable arrow mark on its wing.
Found in the northern regions and along the east coast as far down as KwaZulu Natal.


Gaelyn said...

That arrow marking is remarkable.

Rhodesia said...

That is beautiful and I love that perfect arrow. Bet you are missing Gaelyn :) Have a good week Diane

SAPhotographs (Joan) said...

I am missing her Diane. I have no one to wake up in the mornings at 05:30am or to make coffee for! :)

Unknown said...

I've got lovely photos of the Arrow can I share it?And also need an ID on another moth?