(previously known as Chaerocampa margarita)
MACROGLOSSINAE, SPHINGIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Tom and David Sleep, Brisbane, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species have light brown forewings each with a pair of stripes, one dark brown and one white, running from base to apex. The moths have plain brown hindwings, and have a wingspan of about 5 cms.
The species has been found in :
Further reading :
William Forsell Kirby,
Notes on the new or rare Sphingidae in the Museum of the Royal Dublin Society,
Transactions of the Entomological Society of London,
1877, Part 3, pp. 235, 240-241.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 203.
(updated 27 June 2009, 1 April 2014, 7 March 2015)