Hippotion scrofaCommon name: Coprosma Hawk Moth

Meaning of name: Unknown.

Distribution: This moth has been found throughout Australia.

Remarks: This moth has a wing length (nose to wing tip) of approximately 40 millimetres.

We have photographed the caterpillar of this species in September and the adult in November.

References: http://lepidoptera.butterflyhouse.com.au/sphi/scrofa.html

Atlas of Living Australia https://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:afd.taxon:f941d4ec-007c-4c73-8952-994801e178e2

BOLD Systems http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxid=20308

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