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

by Rob de Vos


Gyrtothripa florida (Walker, 1862)

quadrifera (Warren, 1914)






STATUS: A widely distributed species which in fact might consist of two sibling species and needs further investigation.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Waigeo Island: Camp Nok; Biak Island: Korem; Roon Island: Yende; New Guinea: Abmisibil, Besum, Mt. Goliath, Lelambo, Sabron Camp (Cyclops), Upper Setekwa River, Utakwa River, Warmare Dua, waterfall (Cyclops Mts). Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Sundaland, Sulawesi, Papua New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago.

DATA SOURCES: BMNH, RMNH, Peter Jan de Vries. Literature: Holloway, 2003.







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