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

by Rob de Vos

 

Etanna albisecta (Hampson, 1905)

basalis (Moore, 1885) [homonym]

 


Distribution

 

 

 

 

STATUS: In Papua not much recorded but this is probably due to misidentification. It is distinguished by the zigzag inner transverse line on the forewings, the conspicuous white spots at the termen and distinct dark veins on the hindwings, some specimens are faintly patterned.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Depapre, Fyria River (Buruway), Sentani, Walmak. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Indo-Australia, Papua New Guinea, Queensland (Australia), Solomon Islands.

DATA SOURCES: RMNH. Literature: Holloway, 2003.

 

 

 

 

 


Literature

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