French Guyana, route de Régina, PK 76.5, 19-VII-96, H. de Toulgoët & J. Navatte leg.
Female - Scale bar : 5 cm.
French Guyana, 1985, Ch. Lestrade leg.
Host-plant unknown, the adults pierce fruit cuticle with their proboscis. They are sometimes reported as pests on Citrus.
This very striking moth is rare in Martinique.
Cosmopolitan species : America (from the south of the United States to Brazil), India, Australia and tropical Africa.