MACROGLOSSINAE, SPHINGIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Buck Richardson, Kuranda, Queensland)
The adult moths of this species are brown with a pale band across the wingtip of each forewing, and a broad yellow band across each hindwing.
The moths have been noted for flying in the daytime, and being pollinators of the River Cherry ( Syzygium tierneyanum ).
The species is found in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 202.
Lionel Walter Rothschild & Karl Jordan,
A revision of the Lepidopterous family Sphingidae,
Volume 9 Supplement, Part 1 (1903), p. 652, No. 593, and also Plate 4, fig. 17.
(updated 12 November 2011)