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The Hawkmoths (SPHINGIDAE, Macroglossinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Willem Hogenes


Theretra indistincta (Butler, 1877)

ssp. papuensis Joicey & Talbot, 1921





STATUS: A common species, all over New Guinea.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Misool Island: Fafankap; New Guinea: Ampas, Depapre, Dotir (Wandammen), Genyem, Jayapura, Kouh, Maripi, Prafi, Sentani, Uskwar, Walmak, Wembi. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Sulawesi, Moluccas, Papua New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago, Queensland (Australia).

DATA SOURCES: RMNH. Literature (see below)








Gorbunov, O.G. & A.N. Zamesov, 2014b. To the knowledge of Macroheterocera of Southeast Asia and New Guinea. II. Hawk moths (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) of Papua Province, Indonesia. Biodiversity, Biogeography and Nature Conservation in Wallacea and New Guinea 2: 167-185.