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The Chloephorinae, Sarrothripini (Lepidoptera: Nolidae) of Papua Indonesia

by Rob de Vos



Earias flavida Felder, 1861

uninotata (Walker, 1862)
annulifera Walker, 1866
sulphuraria Moore, 1877






STATUS: A common species. Widely distributed in New Guinea. It is rather variable with more or less pronounced pattern.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Waigeo Island: Camp Nok; Roon Island: Yende; New Guinea: Abmisibil, Ampas, Borme, Demaisi, Depapre, Mt. Goliath, Jayapura, Lelambo, Mabilabol, Mokwam, Ninay Valley, Pass Valley, Mt. Sabron (Cyclops), Sentani, Setekwa River, Sibil, Utakwa River, Walmak, Warmare Dua. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Indo-Australian tropics east to Samoa and Tonga.

DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP, RMNH, ZMAN. Literature: Holloway, 2003.







Holloway, J.D., 2003. Moths of Borneo, Nolidae: 279 pp.