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Hawk moth (Sphingidae)Hippotion scrofa

Coprosma Hawk Moth at Ainslie, ACT

Hippotion scrofa at Ainslie, ACT - 29 Oct 2017

Identification history

Hawk moth (Sphingidae) Hippotion scrofa 11 Nov 2017 ibaird
Hawk moth (Sphingidae) Hippotion scrofa 11 Nov 2017 michaelb
Unidentified 11 Nov 2017 W

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ibairdBulk Reporter - ibaird has reported over 100 sightings!Founding Explorer - ibaird joined us in 2014! wrote:
   11 Nov 2017
There are two other similar looking Hippotion species, H. rosetta and H. boerhaviae, but they have tropical Australian distributions.

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Location information

  • Coordinates 149.150192-35.261974
  • Altitude 608.3m
  • Places Ainslie, ACT

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 28 Oct 2017 Recorded on
  • W Recorded by

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