The Papua Insects Foundation
The Chloephorinae, Sarrothripini (Lepidoptera: Nolidae) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Blenina malachitis Hampson, 1905
auriculata Hampson, 1912
singaporica Gaede, 1937
ssp. moluccensis Prout, 1926
STATUS: Widely distributed and a common species. Extremely variable, the specimens can vary from almost uniform dark green to strongly marbled with grey and white undulate lines.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Fakfak, Huri-Mber, Ninay Valley, Om, Upper Setekwa River, Uskwar, Utakwa River, Vriendschap River, Walmak. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Singapore, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, Moluccas, Papua New Guinea.
DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP, ZMAN.
updated on 9th July 2016