|To:||"michael hunter" <>|
|From:||Andy Burton's Bush Tours <>|
|Date:||Tue, 26 Sep 2000 12:11:32 +1100|
The Hawk Moths Gnathothlibus erotus to which I previously referred have a wingspan of about 90 mm (3-4 in.). Your comment that Bogongs are at least twice as big indicate that they have a wingspan of 180 mm (7 in.). A true giant.
I beg to differ.
The Bogong moths from Mt Bogong , upon which the local Aboriginals were said to feast and which reach plague proportions annually around Albury where I lived for ten years,
are at least twice as big as the Hawk moths with their distinctive wing pattern that were at the stadium last week.
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