The Papua Insects Foundation
The Euteliinae (Lepidoptera: Stictopterinae) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Stictoptera swinhoei Bethune-Baker, 1908
svinhoei sensu Hampson, 1912 [incorrect spelling]
bakeri Prout, 1924
It is a variable species but there are some distinguishing characters. The black circular mark in the middle of the wing, the marbled forewing and in some forms orange or black dots (see left arrows) are distinct characters.
STATUS: A common species which is widely distributed in New Guinea.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Abmisibil, Anggi lakes, Bivak 39a (Star Mts Expedition 1959), Borme, Mt. Goliath, Lake Habbema, Mt. Kunupi, Langda, Mabilabol, Moanemani, Mokwam, Paniai, Pass Valley, Sibil, Walmak. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea.
DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP, RMNH.