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The Hawkmoths (SPHINGIDAE, Macroglossinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Willem Hogenes

Eupanacra splendens (Rothschild, 1894)


ssp. splendens (Rothschild, 1894)




STATUS: A widely distributed species, probably occuring all over New Guinea, known from lowland and mountainous areas.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Batanta; Numfor; Mios Num; Biak; New Guinea: Bernhard Camp, Jayapura, Kloofbivak, Mokwam, Okbibab, Sentani, Sorong, Tami River, Turai. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Moluccas (Halmahera, Buru, Ambon, Aru, Kai Islands), Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, NE Australia.

DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP, RMNH, ZMAN. Website Sphingidae of Southeast Asia.