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Privet Hawk Moth, Psilogramma menephron and Scrofa Hawk Moth

Helena Scott1850/1870

Australian Museum

Australian Museum
Sydney, Australia

“These larva [of the Privet Hawk Moth] are very common, and generally found in most gardens on the Privet, the Jasmin, the Bignonia capensis… [They] may be seen nearly at all seasons, excepting in Winter.” Description from an unpublished manuscript for AW Scott, ’Australian Lepidoptera and their Transformations’ (1864-1898).

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  • Title: Privet Hawk Moth, Psilogramma menephron and Scrofa Hawk Moth
  • Creator: Helena Scott
  • Date: 1850/1870
  • Medium: Watercolour painting

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