Now What Is This

A few days ago as I was watering the tomatoes my eye was caught by this bug, sitting below on the concrete:

Bug

Bug

I haven’t seen anything like this for the past four years I’ve lived here. It’s about 6 cm long and looks like a young butterfly, but I think it’s too long. If you know what kind of insect this is please leave a comment.

One comment on “Now What Is This

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    I found the answer myself in a small book about butterflies: It’s a Privet Hawkmoth (Sphinx ligustri in Latin).

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