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

by Rob de Vos & Alberto Zilli

Platyja subtracta Zilli & De Vos, 2021







STATUS: Widely distributed from New Guinea to some eastern islands. Seems more common than its allied and very similar species cyanocraspis. See for distinguishing features that species.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Waigeo Island: Camp Nok; Japen Island: Ansus; New Guinea: Ampas, Bivak Island (Lorentz River), Ninay Valley, Nomnagihé, Upper Setekwa River, Tuan Wowi (Prafi), Uskwar, Utakwa River. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea, Karkar, Fergusson Island.








Zilli, A & R. de Vos, 2021. The sumatrana species group of the genus Platyja with descriptions of four new species (Lepidoptera: Erebidae). Fragmenta entomologica 53(2): 391–410.