SMERINTHINAE, SPHINGIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: by Ivan Thrasch, Pilbara, Western Australia, courtesy of Mark Heath)
The adult moths of this species have streaky grey wings. The abdomen has a black dorsal line, and alternating black, grey, and pink bands along each side. The moths have a wingspan of about 5 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Maxwell S. Moulds & Tomas Melichar,
A new species of hawk moth in the genus Coenotes Rothschild & Jordan from Australia (Sphingidae: Smerinthinae: Sphingulini),
The European Entomologist,
Volume 5 (2014), pp. 11-17.
(written 29 January 2015)