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

by Rob de Vos


Etanna brunnea (Hampson, 1905)

praedulcis (Turner, 1920)






STATUS: Widely distributed but rare in Papua. Similar to albisecta but without distinct white terminal spot and without darkened veins on the hindwings. Forewings with a tornal patch of white and black.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Mokwam, Upper Setekwa River, Utakwa River, Walmak. Details in gazetteer.

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

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







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