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The Ghost Moths (Lepidoptera: Hepialidae) of Papua Indonesia

by Rob de Vos

 

Aenetus marginatus (Rothschild, 1896)

[Oenetus marginatus Rothschild, 1896] (TL: Base Camp at Utakwa River, Snow Mts; type: BMNH)

synonyms:

Oenetus misimanus Rothschild, 1898
Oenetus saturatior Rothschild, 1915
Charagia eugynoides Strand, 1912


Distribution

 

 

 

 

 

STATUS: This species is rather common, though females are rarely seen.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Manggwano Island; Japen Island: Netabuy; New Guinea: Base Camp, Jayapura, Kwerba, Manokwari, Parameles Camp, Van Weels Camp. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea.

DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP, RMNH, ZMAN. Literature (see below).

 

 

 

 

 


Literatuur

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.
Rothschild, W., 1896. New Lepidoptera. Novitates Zoologicae 3(2): 322-328.