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

by Cees Gielis

Ochyrotica cretosa (Durrant, 1916)

[Steganodactyla cretosa Durrant, 1916] (TL: Mimika River)



STATUS: In Papua only known by one record (the holotype).

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Mimika River. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Halmahera, Solomon Islands.

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.