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The Ghost Moths (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae) of Papua Indonesia

by Rob de Vos


Aenetus crameri Viette, 1956

[Aenetus crameri Viette, 1956] (TL: Mist Camp, Dutch New Guinea; type: RMNH)

endemic species






STATUS: An extremely rare species.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Mist Camp. Details in gazetteer.


DATA SOURCES: RMNH. Literature (see below).








Bethune-Baker, G.T., 1910. Descriptions of new species of Heterocera from New Guinea. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8)6: 441-458.
Nielsen, E.S., G.S. Robinson & D.L. Wagner, 2000. Ghost-moths of the world: a global inventory and bibliography of the Exoporia (Mnesarchaeoidea and Hepialoidea) (Lepidoptera). Journal of Natural History 34: 823–878.