(previously known as Macroglossa dohertyi)
MACROGLOSSINAE, SPHINGIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Bob Miller and Ian Hill)
These caterpillars have a pupa that is brown with dark lines where the veins of the wings develop, and dark spiracles.
(Photos: courtesy of Bob Miller and Ian Hill)
The adult moths of this species have brown forewings, each with one wide and one narrow pale stripe. The hindwings are each dark yellow with a broad brown margin.
The species occurs in Australia in
Lionel Walter Rothschild,
Notes on Sphingidae, with descriptions of new species,
Volume 1, Number 1 (1894), pp. 67-68, and also Plate 5, fig. 2.
(updated 26 June 2008)