Zacria vojtechi Haxaire & Melichar, 2003
MACROGLOSSINAE ,   SPHINGIDAE ,   BOMBYCOIDEA
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Zacria vojtechi
(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.

Zacria vojtechi
underside
(Photo: by Robert Young, courtesy of Ian Kitching)

The species has been found in

  • Western Australia.


    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.


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    (written 29 January 2015, updated 8 March 2015)