MACROGLOSSINAE, SPHINGIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of John deVries)
The adult moths of this species have wings with a bold pattern of pale and dark brown, with white spots at the base, the centre and the tip of each forewing. There is also a white band across the first abdominal segment.
This species occurs in south-east Asia, including ;
as well as in Australia in
Further reading :
Lionel Walter Rothschild,
Some new species of Heterocera,
Volume 4 (1897), p. 307, No. 2.
(updated 29 May 2007)