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The Goat Moths (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) of Papua Indonesia

by Rob de Vos


Xyleutes keyensis Strand, 1919







STATUS: Only one specimen recorded in Papua, probably imported by ship in the former Hollandia harbour.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Jayapura. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Kai Islands, Tanimbar Island.

DATA SOURCES: RMNH. Literature (see below).








Schoorl, J.W., 1990. A phylogenetic study on Cossidae (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) based on external adult morphology. Zoölogische Verhandelingen 263: 1-295.