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The Ghost Moths (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae) of Papua Indonesia

by Rob de Vos


Aenetus tegulatus (Pagenstecher, 1888)

[Hepialus tegulatus Pagenstecher, 1888] (TL: Ambon; type: ?)


Hepialus rosatus Pagenstecher, 1888
Hepialus cyanochlora Lower, 1894
Hepialus thermistis Lower, 1894
Charagia walsinghami Olliff, 1895








STATUS: Widely distributed but not a common species.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Bhayangkara, Manokwari, Sinimburu, Sorong, Tami River, Tanah Merah, Uskwar. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Ambon, Papua New Guinea, Australia.

DATA SOURCES: KSP, RMNH. Literature (see below).







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.