Mimas tiliae

Family : Sphingidae

 

Mimas tiliae, Sphingidae

The Lime hawk-moth (Mimas tiliae) is a quite common moth present in full summer close to the trees of this essence. The imago has two different shapes, one being ochre and the other green. It is often found in the morning clung to the trunks of the lime trees while drying up the wings, just fluttered from the ground below © G. Mazza

 

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