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The Hawkmoths (SPHINGIDAE, Sphinginae) of Papua Indonesia

by Willem Hogenes

 

 

 

Agrius convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)

[Sphinx convolvuli Linnaeus, 1758] (type (TL: "Europa") not located)



Distribution

 

STATUS: A cosmopolitan species which is also abundant in New Guinea.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Biak: Base Biak, Sorido; New Guinea: Abepura, Abmisibil, Affi (Jafi District), Ampas (Waris District), Asike, Bernhard Camp, Besum (Jayapura District), Bilogai, Boma, Demaisi, Enarotali, Etna Bay, Genyem, Jayapura, Kouh, Langda, Mabilabol, Manokwari, Merauke, Miei (Wandammen), Noordwijk (Jayapura), Pass Valley, Pionierbivak, Sentani, Sorong, Taritatu River, Walmak (Nipsan), Wamena, Yahukimo (Nipsan), Ubrub (Keerom River), Wondamawi (Wandammen). Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Palaearctic region, Africa, Indo-Australia..

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.