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Elephant hawkmoth

Observed: 12th August 2010 By: pondlifepondlife’s reputation in Invertebratespondlife’s reputation in Invertebratespondlife’s reputation in Invertebratespondlife’s reputation in Invertebrates
elephant hawkmoth
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No interactions present.

Species with which Elephant Hawk-Moth (Deilephila elpenor) interacts

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DavidNotton's picture

not porcellus

For anyone still not convinced this is elpenor see the pics on the following links. Elpenor has a kidney shaped mark in the eye spot, porcellus does not, hence the image above is elpenor.

porcellus
http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/d_por.htm

elpenor
http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china/d_elp.htm