To: "michael hunter" <>
Subject: Moths.
From: Andy Burton's Bush Tours <>
Date: Tue, 26 Sep 2000 12:11:32 +1100
Hi Michael,

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.

regards, Andy

   Hi Paul,
              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.
Andy Burton's Bush Tours
12/8 Cambridge St,
NSW  2062

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