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The Catephiini (Lepidoptera: Erebidae, Erebinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Rob de Vos & Alberto Zilli


Catephia linteola Guenée, 1852

pilipes Guenée, 1852
syba Guenée, 1852
ecclesiastica Butler, 1874
leucocelis (Mabille, 1879)
ssp. proselytis Hampson, 1926 [PNG]
episcopalis Hampson, 1926
accolytis (Hampson, 1926)
hieratica (Hampson, 1926)
monastica (Hampson, 1926)
magaruna (De Joannis, 1932)
homotima (Tams, 1935)
griveaudi (Viette, 1968)






STATUS: Widely distributed. In Papua a rare species. Many subspecies are recognized of this species, the New Guinea representative is ssp. proselytis Hampson, 1926.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Ampas, Hollandia (Jayapura), Walmak. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: East Africa, Madagascar, Indo-Australia, Papua New Guinea, Australia and Pacific islands.