The Papua Insects Foundation
The Euteliinae (Lepidoptera: Stictopterinae) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Stictoptera microthyris Hampson, 1912
Not much is known about the variation of Stictoptera microthyris because it is a rare species. The few specimens known all have a paler basal half with olive-green longitudinal streaks. There is an incomplete row of strong black submarginal dots in the forewing. The dark margin on the hindwing is rather broad.
STATUS: A rare species. Only few specimens are known.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: Biak Island: Biak; New Guinea: Fakfak. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea.
DATA SOURCES: BMNH, RMNH.