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Privet Hawk-moth

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Peter Orchard



A large and attractive moth that is widespread and inhabits gardens, woodlands and similar habitats


Common Name Privet Hawk-moth
Scientific Name Sphinx ligustri
Species Group Moths 051 068 Hawkmoths
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