Macroglossum joannisi Rothschild, & Jordon, 1903
MACROGLOSSINAE ,   SPHINGIDAE ,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Macroglossum joannisi
(Photo: courtesy of Trevor Jinks, North Burnett)

The adult moths of this species are a glossy grey, which can reflect the colour of the surroundings. There are two indistinct dark bands across each forewing, and a yellow shading at the base of each hindwing.

Ths species is found in :

  • Queensland.


    Further reading :

    Lionel Walter Rothschild & Karl Jordan,
    A revision of the Lepidopterous family Sphingidae,
    Novitates Zoologicae,
    Volume 9 Supplement (1903), pp. 656-657, pl. 3, fig.2.


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    (updated 25 April 2010)