SPHINGINAE, SPHINGIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: courtesy of Leila Sant, Cairns, Queensland)
The adult moth of this species has long narrow pale greyish forewings, with variable darker grey and white wavy patterns. The hindwings are plain grey, with a slight wavy pattern along the hind margin. The wingspan can be over 8 cms.
The species occurs in
and also in Australia in
Further reading :
Einige generelle Anmerkungen zur Gattung Psilogramma Rothschild & Jordan 1903, mit Beschreibung neuer Arten (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae),
Volume 9, Part 2 (2001), pp. 6-47.
Tropical Queensland Wildlife from Dusk to Dawn Science and Art,
LeapFrogOz, Kuranda, 2015, p. 207.
(written 29 February 2016, updated 19 August 2018)