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

by Rob de Vos




Garella scoparioides (Walker, [1863])

rufipuncta (Hampson, 1896)
excurvata (Prout, 1922)






STATUS: Very widely distributed. The species is common and very variable in apearance (see pictures above).

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Biak Island: Marauw; New Guinea: Abmisibil, Andai, Demaisi, Depapre, Mt. Goliath, Kobrey, Kouh, Landikma, Maripi, Mokwam, Ninay Valley, Rasiei, Senopi, Sinimburu, Tandia, Utakwa River, Waena, Walmak, Wamena. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: India through Indo-Australia to Fiji and Samoa.

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







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