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The Ghost Moths (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae) of Papua Indonesia

by Rob de Vos

 

Aenetus arfaki Bethune-Baker, 1910

[Aenetus arfaki Bethune-Baker, 1910] (TL: Arfak Mountains; type: BMNH)

synonym:

Charagia ninayana Pfitzner, 1914 (TL: Ninay Valley)

endemic species


Distribution

 

 

 

 

STATUS: An extremely rare species.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Arfak Mountains, Ninay Valley. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: none.

DATA SOURCES: BMNH. Literature (see below).

 

 

 

 

 

 


Literatuur

Bethune-Baker, G.T., 1910. Descriptions of new species of Heterocera from New Guinea. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History (8)6: 441-458.
Nielsen, E.S., G.S. Robinson & D.L. Wagner, 2000. Ghost-moths of the world: a global inventory and bibliography of the Exoporia (Mnesarchaeoidea and Hepialoidea) (Lepidoptera). Journal of Natural History 34: 823–878.