Macroglossum vacillans (Walker, [1865])
(one synonym : Macroglossa similis Rothschild, 1894)
MACROGLOSSINAE ,   SPHINGIDAE ,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
( donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

The adult moths of this species are brown with a broad red band across each hindwing.

This species is found in

  • Indonesia,

    and also in Australia in

  • the north of Western Australia,
  • Northern Territory, and
  • Queensland.

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    (updated 9 December 2005)