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  Yam Hawk Moth (Theretra nessus)

Yam Hawk Moth | Theretra nessus photo
Theretra nessus at the Texas A&M University Insect Collection in College Station, Texas.

Image by Shawn Hanrahan - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

YAM HAWK MOTH FACTS



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Sphingidae
Genus:Theretra
Species:nessus
Common Name:Yam Hawk Moth

Relatives in same Genus
  Hawk Moth (T. clotho)
  Hawk Moth (T. latreillii)
  Hawk Moth (T. marginata)
  Yam Hawk Moth (T. oldenlandiae)
  Hawk Moth (T. silhetensis)