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Image #cld1825648
SpeciesAcherontia lachesis
LocalitySarawak, Malaysia
DescriptionThis is one of three species of Death's-head Hawkmoth, ranging throughout much of Asia and Southeast Asia. These moths specialize in stealing honey from honeybee hives, and even mimic the hive odor to escape the detection of the bees. 
Keywordsborneo | fauna | hawkmoth | honey | honeybee | insect | lepidoptera | moth | sphingidae | sphinx

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