MACROGLOSSINAE, SPHINGIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Trevor Jinks, North Burnett, Queensland)
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. The wingspan is about 5 cms.
Ths species is found in :
Further reading :
Lionel Walter Rothschild & Karl Jordan,
A revision of the Lepidopterous family Sphingidae,
Volume 9 Supplement, Part 1 (1903), pp. 656-657, No. 600, and also Plate 3, fig. 2.
(updated 25 April 2010)