Psilogramma nebulosa (Butler, 1875)
(formerly known as Diludia nebulosa)
SPHINGINAE ,   SPHINGIDAE ,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans,
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Psilogramma nebulosa
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)

The adult moth of this species has long narrow greyish forewings, with variable darker grey and white wavy patterns. The wingspan can be over 8 cms.

The species occurs in Australia in

  • Queensland.

    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.

    Buck Richardson,
    Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
    LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 206.


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    (written 29 February 2016)