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The Oleander Hawk Moth in verse....

Two highly-qualified friends, Rachit and Shubham, were debating about whether the photo of a moth posted on the group we all belong to, was "Daphnis nerii" or "Daphnis hypothous".


In gratitude, I posted a little doggerel about the scientific name, in a lighter vein....

It may be Daphnis nerii or hypothous...
It makes no difference to mostofous.
More general is our talk:
It's "Moth, Oleander Hawk"...
We have no other theory or hypothesous!

Here's the beautiful moth:

Un id moth casa ansal 221007
Tags: bangalore, humour, insects, karnataka, moth, nature, photography, verse, wildlife
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