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The Hawkmoths (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) of Papua Indonesia

by Willem Hogenes


This page is under constant construction. This means that at any time new species can be added. Please check this page now and then for more information.

[the checklist is based on relevant literature, additional collection information and information on the website of the Sphingidae of Southeast-Asia of Jan Beck & Ian J. Kitching]

Listed Papua species: 80 (5 endemic for Papua)

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Sphinginae

Tribus Sphingini

Acherontia [Laspeyres], 1809

lachesis (Fabricius, 1798)

Agrius Hübner, [1819]

convolvuli (Linnaeus, 1758)

luctifera (Walker, [1865])

Megacorma Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

obliqua (Walker, 1856)
ssp. obliqua (Walker, 1856)

Meganoton Boisduval, [1875]

rubescens (Butler, [1876])
ssp. severina (Miskin, 1891)

hyloicoides Rothschild, 1910

Psilogramma Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

papuensis Brechlin, 2001
fasciata Closs, 1916 (infraspecific)
mastrigti Eitschberger, 2001

kitchingi Brechlin & Lachlan, 2001
wernerwolfi Eitschberger, 2001

anne Eitschberger, 2001

Tribus Smerinthini

Ambulyx Westwood, 1847

wildei Miskin, 1891

phalaris (Jordan, 1919)
ssp. phalaris (Jordan, 1919)

jordani (Bethune-Baker, 1910)

dohertyi Rothschild, 1894
ssp. dohertyi Rothschild, 1894

Cypa Walker, [1865]

decolor (Walker, 1856)
ssp. euroa Rothschild & Jordan
, 1903

moniensis Kitching, 2013 [endemic]

Macroglossinae

Tribus Dilophonotini

Cephonodes Hübner, [1819]

woodfordii Butler, 1889

rothschildi Rebel, 1907

picus (Cramer, 1777)
cunninghami Walker, 1856

Hemaris Dalman, 1816

venata (Felder, 1861)

Tribus Macroglossini

Gnathothlibus Wallengren, 1858

erotus (Cramer, 1777)
ssp. eras (Boisduval, 1832)

meeki (Rothschild & Jordan, 1907)

heliodes (Meyrick, 1889)

Daphnis Hübner, [1819]

dohertyi Rothschild, 1897
ssp. dohertyi Rothschild, 1897

moorei (MacLeay, 1866)
pallescens Butler, 1875
gigantea Röber, 1921

protrudens Felder, [1874]
ssp. protrudens Felder, [1874]

placida (Walker, 1856)
ssp. placida (Walker, 1856)

Acosmeryx Boisduval, [1875]

anceus (Stoll, 1781)
ssp. anceus (Stoll, 1781)

miskinoides Vaglia & Haxaire, 2007

Eupanacra Cadiou & Holloway, 1989

micholitzi (Rothschild & Jordan, 1893)
hollandiae (Clark, 1931)

pulchella (Rothschild & Jordan, 1907)

splendens (Rothschild, 1894)
ssp. splendens (Rothschild, 1894)

Angonyx Boisduval, [1875]

excellens (Rothschild, 1911)

boisduvali Rothschild, 1894

papuana Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

testacea (Walker, 1856)

Eurypteryx Felder, [1874]

molucca R. Felder, [1874]

falcata Gehlen, 1922

Macroglossum Scopoli, 1777

backi Eitschberger, 2009 [endemic]

caldum Jordan, 1926
ssp. caldum Jordan, 1926

alcedo Boisduval, 1832

stigma Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

melas Rothschild & Jordan, 1903
ssp. pullius Jordan, 1930

mediovitta Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

dohertyi Rothschild, 1894
ssp. doddi Clark, 1922

hirundo Boisduval, 1832
ssp. errans Walker, 1856

stevensi Clark, 1935

lineatum Lucas, 1891 [stat. nov.]

papuanum Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 [stat. nov.]

nubilum Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

glaucoptera Butler, 1875

vidua Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

adustum Rothschild & Jordan, 1916

corythus Walker, 1856
ssp. pylene Felder, 1861

augarra Rothschild, 1904

meeki Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

spilonotum Rothschild & Jordan, 1912

micacea Walker, 1856
ssp. micacea Walker, 1856

albolineata Clark, 1935 [endemic]

tenebrosa Lucas, 1891

moecki Rütimeyer, 1969 [endemic]

Hippotion Hübner, [1819]

velox (Fabricius, 1793)

celerio (Linnaeus, 1758)

echeclus (Boisduval, [1875])

boerhaviae (Fabricius, 1775)

brennus (Stoll, 1782)

joiceyi Clark, 1922 [endemic]

brunneus (Semper, 1896)

Theretra Hübner, [1819]

nessus (Drury, 1773)

polistratus Rothschild, 1904

insularis (Swinhoe, 1892)
ssp. insularis (Swinhoe, 1892)

radiosa Rothschild & Jordan, 1916

celata (Butler, 1877)

indistincta (Butler, 1877)
ssp. papuensis Joicey & Talbot, 1921

tabubilensis Lachlan, 2009

latreillii (MacLeay, 1826)
ssp. latreillii (MacLeay, 1826)
latreillei sensu auct. (misspelling)


tryoni (Miskin, 1891)

oldenlandiae (Fabricius, 1775)
ssp. lewini (Thon, 1828)
firmata Walker, 1856


silhetensis (Walker, 1856)
ssp. intersecta (Butler, [1876])

alecto (Linnaeus, 1758)

Cechenena Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

helops (Walker, 1856)
ssp. papuana Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

 

last update on 4th April 2013


Literature

Brechlin, R. & I.J. Kitching, 2010. Vier neue Arten der Gattung Psilogramma Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae). Entomo-Satsphingia 3(3): 66-74.
Kitching, I.J. & J.M. Cadiou, 2000. Hawkmoths of the world. An annotated and illustrated revisionary checklist (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae). 226 pp. The Natural History Museum, London.
Eitschberger, U., 2001a. Neubeschreibungen von Arten in der Gattung Psilogramma Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae). Neue Entomologische Nachrichten Suppl. 1: 3-63.
Eitschberger, U., 2001b. Revision der Gattung Psilogramma Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 mit der Beschreibung weiterer neuer Arten (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae). Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 52: 1-174.
Eitschberger, U., 2004. Weitere Studien an der Gattung Psilogramma Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae). Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 57: 3-134.
Eitschberger, U., 2009. Macroglossum backi spec. nov., eine neue Schwärmerart aus Neuguinea (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae). Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 63: 153-156.
Eitschberger, U. & T. Melichar, 2009. 2. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Gattung Angonyx Boisduval, [1875] mit der Beschreibung von zwei neuen Arten. Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 63: 119-152.
Kitching, I.J., 2013. A new species of Cypa from New Guinea (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae, Smerinthinae). SUGAPA 7(3): 85-91.