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elephant hawkmoth

Saltos de línea: ele|phant hawk|moth

Definición de elephant hawkmoth en inglés:

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A large pinkish hawkmoth with greenish-bronze markings. The foreparts of the caterpillar have eyespots and sometimes resemble an elephant’s trunk.
Example sentences
  • This past March this column noted the first-ever evidence of an animal - the elephant hawkmoth - seeing color by night.
  • The elephant hawkmoth locates flowers in the dark of night and feeds on their nectar.
  • The large elephant hawk-moth is one of our more brightly coloured moths.

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