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acherontia lachesis. The Death-head Hawkmoth has a distinctiv...
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Image #: DSC_0015-30001
Species: acherontia lachesis
Location: Gopeng, Perak
Description: The Death-head Hawkmoth has a distinctive skull-like marking on its thorax ((similar to the species featured in movie 'Silence of the Lambs'). One nocturnal species known as the Bee Robber has the ability to mimic the scent of honey bees, allowing it to enter a hive unharmed to steal honey.