The Papua Insects Foundation
The Chloephorinae, Sarrothripini (Lepidoptera: Nolidae) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Etanna albisecta (Hampson, 1905)
basalis (Moore, 1885) [homonym]
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.
Holloway, J.D., 2003. Moths of Borneo, Nolidae: 279 pp.