(formerly known as Diludia nebulosa)
SPHINGINAE, SPHINGIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland,
listed as Psilogramma papuensis
The adult moth of this species has long narrow brown-grey forewings, with variable darker grey and white wavy patterns. The wingspan can be over 8 cms.
The species occurs in Australia in
It is unclear if this species is distinct from others in the genus Psilogramma.
Further reading :
Arthur G. Butler,
Revision of the Heterocerous Lepidoptera of the family Sphingidae,
Transactions of the Zoological Society of London,
Volume 9 (1875), p. 615, No. 15.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 206.
(written 29 February 2016, updated 3 August 2017)