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Privet hawkmoth (Sphinx ligustri), resting on the bark of a lilac tree (Syringa sp.) with ivy (Hedera sp.). This moth is nocturnal and lives in natural shrubland and parks and gardens. The larvae (caterpillars) feed on various shrubs, including privet. Photographed in Kent, UK, in July.
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