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The Plume Moths (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae, Pterophorinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Cees Gielis

Cosmoclostis hemiadelpha Fletcher, 1947

[Cosmoclostis hemiadelpha Fletcher, 1947] (TL: Queensland, Australia)



Cosmoclostis hemiadelpha Fletcher, 1947 in Jembatan Dua











STATUS: Rare. In Papua only known by a single specimen.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Jembatan Dua, Wareng. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea, Queensland (Australia).

DATA SOURCES: Literature (see below).









Gielis, C., 2003. Review of the Pterophoridae from New Guinea, with descriptions of eight new species (Lepidoptera). Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden 77(21): 349-391.