|Hawk Moths, Torpedo Moths. Large streamlined moths that
fly rapidly and are able to hover in front of flowers. They have a long
proboscis with which they suck up nectar. Their role as pollinators may
be significant. [n Aust
All species pictured have their DNA in the Barcode of Life Database.
|Agrius convolvuli||Agrius godarti||Ambulyx dohertyi queenslandi|
|Cephonodes picus||Coenotes eremophilae|
|Theretra oldenlandiae lewini|
Insects of Australia (Chapter 41: Lepidoptera)
E.S. Nielson and I.F.B. Common
CSIRO, Division of Entomology
1137pp (2 volumes), Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1999.
Moths of Australia
Ian F.B. Common
Melbourne University Press, 1990