Macroglossum alcedo (Boisduval, 1832)
(previously known as Psithyros alcedo) MACROGLOSSINAE ,   SPHINGIDAE ,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
( donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

The adult moths of this species have brown patterned forewings and smaller yellow hindwings with a wide dark brown margin.

The species is found in

  • New Guinea

    and also in Australia in

  • Queensland.

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    (updated 9 December 2005)