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The Hawkmoths (SPHINGIDAE, Sphinginae) of Papua Indonesia

by Willem Hogenes

Ambulyx phalaris Jordan, 1919

ssp. phalaris Jordan, 1919


Two colour forms of Ambulyx phalaris, at light in Walmak (Jayawijaya Mountains, 2008)

Distribution

 

STATUS: Known from New Guinea and Seram.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Affi (Jafi District), Ampas, Asike, Furu Camp (Foja Mts), Genyem, Kouh, Mabilabol, Omban, Sentani, Taja Rifi, Ubrub (Keerom River), Uskwar, Walmak (Nipsan), Wambes, Wembi, Yuruf (Keerom River). Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Seram, Papua New Guinea.

DATA SOURCES: KSP, RMNH, ZMAN, P.J. de Vries. 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.