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The Hawkmoths (SPHINGIDAE, Macroglossinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Willem Hogenes

 

Acosmeryx anceus (Stoll, 1781)

ssp. anceus (Stoll, 1781)


Distribution

 

 

STATUS: Widely distributed in Indo-Australia, from Northern India to Northeast Australia. In Papua a common species in both, lowland and mountainous areas.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Biak: Base Biak, Korem; Supiori: Korido; Roon: Yende; New Guinea: Ampas, Depapre, Fakfak, Furu Camp (Foja Mts.), Genyem, Jayapura, Kota Nica (Jayapura), Kouh, Landikma, Mabilabol, Manokwari, Marina Valen, Merauke, Pass Valley, Rasiei, Sentani, Sinimburu (Upper Digul), Taritatu River, Ubrub, Uskwar, Wambes, Warkapi, Yuruf. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Throughout Southeast Asia: North India, South China, Sri Lanka, Philippines, Indonesia, New Guinea, East Queensland.

DATA SOURCES: KSP, RMNH, 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.