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The Hawkmoths (SPHINGIDAE, Sphinginae) of Papua Indonesia

by Willem Hogenes

Agrius luctifera (Walker, [1865])

[Macrosila luctifera Walker, [1865]] (type (TL: ?) in BMNH)


Distribution

 

STATUS: A Wallacian distribution in Indonesia and New Guinea. Seems to prefer lowland areas near the coast.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Jayapura, Merauke, Nabire, Senopi, Sentani, Sorong. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Indonesia east of the Wallace Line, Papua New Guinea (including the Bismarck Archipelago).

DATA SOURCES: KSP, RMNH, ZMAN.