The Papua Insects Foundation
The Chloephorinae, Sarrothripini (Lepidoptera: Nolidae) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Earias uniplaga Bethune-Baker, 1906
STATUS: A common species, the males are easily distinguished by the kidney shaped mark on the forewing which is filled with orange, females are plain coloured but at the wing base on the costa with a reddish brown streak which lacks in rufopunctata.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: Waigeo Island: Camp Nok; Supiori Island: Nansfori; New Guinea: Abmisibil, Affi, Ampas, Bivak 42 (Sibil Valley), Canoe Camp (Utakwa River), Cyclops Mts., Fakfak, Ifar, Mt. Kunupi, Landikma, Langda, Lelambo, Mabilabol (Ok Sibil), Mokwam, Ninay Valley, Nomnagihé, Prafi, Upper Setekwa River, Sinimburu, Utakwa River, Walmak, Wambes. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea.
DATA SOURCES: BMNH, RMNH, ZMAN.