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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.