The Papua Insects Foundation
The Euteliinae (Lepidoptera: Stictopterinae) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Gyrtona semicarbonalis Walker, 1863
rotundalis Walker, 1863
thoracica Walker, 1863
spilalis Walker, 1863
physicoides Moore, 1885
angusta Pagenstecher, 1900
STATUS: Widely distributed in the Indo-Australian region. A very common species. A distinguishing character is the rounded termen of the forewing. Males are usually purplish black, females grey or brown with or without dark fascia, but the species is extremely variable and some very conspicuous patterned specimens exist.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: Roon Island: Yende; New Guinea: Abmisibil, Borme, Demaisi, Ifar, Lelambo, Mokwam, Pass Valley, Sibil, Walmak. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Indo-Australian region, from India to the Solomon Islands.
DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP, RMNH, ZMAN.