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The Hawkmoths (SPHINGIDAE, Macroglossinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Willem Hogenes

Theretra oldenlandiae (Fabricius, 1775)

ssp. lewini (Thon, 1828)
firmata Walker, 1856


The caterpillar of Theretra oldenlandiae, spotted on Biak Island

Distribution

 

 

 

STATUS: A common species, widely distributed.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Biak Island; New Guinea: Ampas, Bilai, Fakfak, Jayapura, Kouh, Merauke, Sentani, Tami River, Ubrub, Walmak, Wamena, Yabasi (Manokwari). Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Japan, Southeast Asia, The Philippines, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, North and East Australia.

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