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The Prominent Moths (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae, Scranciinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Alexander Schintlmeister

Gargettiana punctatissima (Bethune-Baker, 1916)

melanosticta Joicey & Talbot, 1917 syn. nov.


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STATUS: Endemic in New Guinea. Probably a very local species. Dark forms are presumed to belong to Gargettiana nomo but the status of that species needs a thorough revision.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Ampas, Furu Camp, Gn Meja (Manokwari), Marina Valen, Wandammen Peninsula, Yuwong (Keerom). Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea.

DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP, RMNH, Siep Sinnema.