(one synonym : Chaerocampa pallida Miskin, 1891)
MACROGLOSSINAE, SPHINGIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Specimen : courtesy of Oxford University Natural History Museum)
The adult moths of this species are brown with an indistinct diagonal line along each forewing. The hindwings are darker, shading to paler brown at the margins. The wingspan is about 8 cms.
The species is found in
William Henry Miskin,
A Revision of Australian Lepidoptera,
Proceedings of the Royal Society of Queensland,
Volume 8, Part 1 (1891), pp. 18-19, No. 31.
Catalogue of Lepidoptera Heterocera,
List of the Specimens of Lepidopterous Insects in the Collection of the British Museum,
Part 31 (1864), p. 31.
(updated 9 December 2005, 26 February 2015)