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The Emerald Moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Geometrinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Rob de Vos

Metallochlora militaris (Lucas, 1891)

ssp. satisfacta Prout, 1917







STATUS: A widely distributed species on New Guinea and the islands East of New Guinea and Northeast Australia, but it is a rare species in New Guinea. The species is represented on New Guinea by subsp. satisfacta.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Sabron Camp (Cyclops). Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea, Fergusson Island, D'Entrecasteaux Islands, Queensland (Australia).