The Papua Insects Foundation
The Euteliinae (Lepidoptera: Stictopterinae) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Stictoptera obliquitaenia Warren, 1914
Only one specimen known of this species so the variability is unknown. The holotype is characterized by a conspicuous oblique band which runs from forewing apex to the middle of dorsum. The termen of the forewing is hardly dentated with tiny fringe spots.
STATUS: Extremely rare. Only known by the holotype.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Utakwa River. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: none.
DATA SOURCES: BMNH.