The Papua Insects Foundation
The Euteliinae (Lepidoptera: Stictopterinae) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Stictoptera ochreigrisea Warren, 1914
Only few specimens are known of this species. It is easily distinguished from other species by the yellow-grey combination on the forewing. Mainly the costal area in the basal half of the forewing is yellowish brown. In the grey rest of the wing runs a black antemedian zigzag line. The hindwing center is not hyaline but white. The labial palps are very long.
STATUS: A rare species. It has only been found in the Snow Mountains.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Upper Setekwa River, Utakwa River. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: none.
DATA SOURCES: BMNH.