MACROGLOSSINAE, SPHINGIDAE, BOMBYCOIDEA
(Photo: by Ivan Thrasch, Pilbara, Western Australia, courtesy of Mark Heath)
The adult moths of this species have grey forewings, each with a dark transverse band and white comma mark near the middle. The hindwings are yellow, each with a broad brown margin and a large black mark at the tornus. The abdomen is plain dark grey. The moths have a wingspan of about 5 cms.
The species has been found in
Further reading :
Jean Haxaire & Tomas Melichar,
Description d’un nouveau Genre et d’une nouvelle espèce de Sphingidae d’Australie occidentale Zacria gen.n. & vojtechi sp.n. (Lepidoptera Sphingidae),
Lambillionea, Union des Entomologistes Belges, Bruxelles,
Volume 103 (2003), p. 284.
(written 29 January 2015, updated 8 March 2015)