The Papua Insects Foundation
The Plume Moths (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae, Pterophorinae) of Papua Indonesia
by Cees Gielis
Lantanophaga pusillidactyla (Walker, 1864)
[Oxyptilus pusillidactyla Walker, 1864] (TL: Jamaica)
technidion Zeller, 1877
hemimetra Meyrick, 1886
lantana Busck, 1914
teleacma Meyrick, 1932
lantanadactyla Amsel, 1951
STATUS: In Papua only known by a single record. Outside Papua very common and widely distributed.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Wamena. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: A pantropical distribution and is even found in temperate climate zones because of the ornamental foodplant of the species.
DATA SOURCES: ZMAN. 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.