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Pleasant Hornet

Afrikaans name:

Pleasant Hornet - Euchromia amoena

Pleasant Hornet

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Euchromia amoena

The Pleasant Hornet is actually a form of moth that flies in the day.

It is a beautiful insect that will be found congregating on plants that have a lot of pollen. It tends to favour whitish flowers.

The preferred habitat of the Pleasant Hornet is subtropical forests and bushveld near to the coast.



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