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

by Cees Gielis

Pterophorus leucadactylus (Walker, 1864)

[Aciptilus leucadactylus Walker, 1864] (TL: Sri Lanka)



STATUS: Probably widely distributed in Southeast Asia. In Papua known from one recent record only.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Tandia (Wandammen Peninsula). Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Sri Lanka, Sumba (Indonesia).

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.