The Papua Insects Foundation
The Emerald Moths (Lepidoptera: Geometridae: Geometrinae) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Comostola pyrrhogona (Walker, 1866)
ssp. pyrrhogona (Walker, 1866)
marginata (Lucas, 1895)
cornuta (Warren, 1896)
augustata (Prout, 1917)
callicrossa (Prout, 1934)
pisochlora (Prout, 1934)
woodfordi (Prout, 1934)
subcornuta (Prout, 1937)
exquisitata (Fletcher, 1957)
subcrenulata (Holloway, 1957)
STATUS: This species has a very wide distribution range. In Papua it is represented by the nomotypical subspecies. Common in lowland and mountainous areas.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: Waigeo Island: Camp Nok; New Guinea: Demaisi, Fakfak, Mt. Goliath, Manokwari, Ninay Valley, Nomnagihé, Sabron Camp (Cyclops), Sawia, Upper Setekwa River, Tekai, Utakwa River. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Indo-Australian region from India to North Australia, East to Vanuatu, New Caledonia, Norfolk Island.
DATA SOURCES: BMNH, RMNH, Michael Thirnbeck, Siep Sinnema.