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Coequosa australasiae

Double Headed Hawk Moth at Tura Beach, NSW

Coequosa australasiae at Tura Beach, NSW - 8 Feb 2019
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Identification history

Unidentified 8 Feb 2019 hynesker1234

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KerriLee wrote:
   9 Feb 2019
   11 Feb 2019
Thanks KerriLee. Does it have a common name?
KerriLee wrote:
   11 Feb 2019
Australia Hawk Moth is perhaps the best common name. Last month Paul and I raised a closely related species through from a caterpillar we found. Here's a link to the story:
You'll see that your species (C. australasiae) featured in the same 1805 paper which described our species (C. triangularis). These historic papers are important scientifically, and they also make fascinating reading

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 1 - 3 Abundance
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