The Papua Insects Foundation
The Chloephorinae, Sarrothripini (Lepidoptera: Nolidae) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Etanna basalis Walker, 1862
basalis (Walker, 1866) [nec Walker, 1862]
atrifasciata (Hampson, 1896)
mackwoodi (Hampson, 1902)
STATUS: A widely distributed species which is extremely variated in wing pattern. The males are easily recognized by the odd incavation of the hindwing (bilobed). The dotted transfer lines are also characteristic.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: Supiori Island: Nansfori; New Guinea: Jembatan Dua, Kouh, Mabilabol, Upper Setekwa River, Sinimburu, Tandia, Walmak, Warkapi, Werba. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, Borneo, Papua New Guinea, Queensland (Australia), Vanuatu, Fiji.
DATA SOURCES: BMNH, RMNH, ZMAN. Literature: Holloway, 2003.
Holloway, J.D., 2003. Moths of Borneo, Nolidae: 279 pp.