The Papua Insects Foundation
The Chloephorinae, Sarrothripini (Lepidoptera: Nolidae) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Mniothripa bradleyi Fletcher, 1957
STATUS: Widely distributed. It is known from Sundaland (Borneo) to Fiji Islands. It is very similar to the next species, argenteopurpurea. Usually that species is darker with a purple tinge, while bradleyi is more grey and seems to have broader forewings.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Mt. Lina (Cyclops). Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Borneo, Saleyer, Seram, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji.
DATA SOURCES: BMNH. Literature: Holloway, 2003.
Holloway, J.D., 2003. Moths of Borneo, Nolidae: 279 pp.