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The Hawkmoths (SPHINGIDAE, Macroglossinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Willem Hogenes

 

 

Acosmeryx miskinoides Vaglia & Haxaire, 2007

miskini sensu auct. nec Murray, 1873 [= Australia]


Distribution

 

 

STATUS: Mainly restricted to New Guinea. A rather common species. Recently this species was discovered to be different from the Australian A. miskini (Murray, 1873), Vaglia & Haxaire (2007).

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Biak; New Guinea: Abmisibil, Ampas, Benyas, Boma, Borme, Depapre, Fakfak, Furu Camp (Foja Mts.), Genyem, Jayapura, Kloofbivak, Kouh, Landikma, Mabilabol, Maripi, Mokwam, Nabire, Pass Valley, Senopi, Sentani, Sorong, Taja Rifi, Taritatu River, Ubrub, Uskwar, Wambes, Werba, Yuruf. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea.

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.
Vaglia, T. & J. Haxaire, 2007. Un nouveau Sphingidae du genre Acosmeryx Boisduval, 1875: Acosmeryx miskinoides sp.n. (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae). The European Entomologist 1(1): 7-13.