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Photo #28056: Acherontia lachesis

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Acherontia lachesis

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Base gallery. Upperside. Pinned specimen.

Photo, and identified by: Vasiliy Feoktistov. Image without retouching at the website

Place of shooting/catching: Malaysia

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05.04.2015 20:19, Dmitriy Pozhogin The species is added to the database/approved.

05.04.2015 20:06, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Interesting :)
A pair of rollers:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=efyufhtO7VU
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YUpnHUyUO_0

05.04.2015 19:13, Dmitriy Pozhogin

Psilogramma menephron also squeaks, no worse than the Acheron. murine and volatile enemy number one. many of them in the morning insect debris lying = tin. This year the two thundered.

05.04.2015 18:28, Vasiliy Feoktistov

And representatives of this kind seems to squeak all: andAcherontia atroposincluded.
Somewhere heard or read about what they pishat a reason: so confusing bats to avoid being sozhranymi :) I do not know how true this is, but I wonder ...

05.04.2015 17:10, Dmitriy Pozhogin

I caught a beast this year, finally. The food in a net, like a chicken!

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