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The Snouted Tigers (Lepidoptera: Erebidae, Aganainae) of Papua Indonesia

by Jaap Zwier




Agape chloropyga (Walker, 1854)


analis Walker. 1854
cyanopyga Felder, 1874





STATUS: A common species. It is found in lowland and mountainous areas.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Biak: Marauw; Supiori: Korido, Nansfori; New Guinea: Ampas, Asike, Demaisi, Dotir, Fakfak, Genyem, Jayapura, Lereh, Mabilabol, Manokwari, Manunggal (nr Abmisibil), Nimbokrang, Pass Valley, Sentani, Taja Rifi, Sorong, Ubrub, Uskwar, Walmak (Nipsan), Wambes, Wasior. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Widely distributed from Java to the Solomon Islands with some subspecies.

DATA SOURCES: BMNH, CMWM, KSP, RMNH, SNSD, ZMHB. Literature (see below)







Gorbunov, O.G. & A.N. Zamesov, 2014. To the knowledge of Macroheterocera of Southeast Asia and New Guinea. I. Snouted Tiger moths (Lepidoptera: Aganaidae) of Papua Province, Indonesia. Biodiversity, Biogeography and Nature Conservation in Wallacea and New Guinea 2: 157-165.