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The Hawkmoths (SPHINGIDAE, Sphinginae) of Papua Indonesia

by Willem Hogenes

 

Acherontia lachesis (Fabricius, 1798)

[Sphinx lachesis Fabricius, 1798] (type (TL: "India orientali") not located)



 

Distribution

 

STATUS: A rather common species in Indo-Australia but in New Guinea much less abundant.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Supiori: Korido, Nansfori; New Guinea: Abmisibil, Genyem, Langda, Mabilabol, Mokwam, Prafi, Senopi, Sentani, Taja Rifi, Walmak (Nipsan), Wamena, Yahukimo (Nipsan), Yuruf (Keerom River). Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Indo-Australia, Japan, China, Hawaii.

DATA SOURCES: KSP, ZMAN. Literature (see below)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Literature

Gorbunov, O.G. & A.N. Zamesov, 2014b. To the knowledge of Macroheterocera of Southeast Asia and New Guinea. II. Hawk moths (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) of Papua Province, Indonesia. Biodiversity, Biogeography and Nature Conservation in Wallacea and New Guinea 2: 167-185.