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The Hawkmoths (SPHINGIDAE, Macroglossinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Willem Hogenes

Angonyx papuana Rothschild & Jordan, 1903

 


Distribution

 

 

STATUS: Restricted to New Guinea and northern Queensland (Australia). Widely distributed but a rather rare species.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Waigeo; Mios Num; Supiori: Nansfori; Biak: Biak City; Moor Island; New Guinea: Abmisibil, Bilai, Bime, Jayapura, Mabilabol, Mapia (Nabire District), Meja Reserve (Manokwari), Mokwam, Sentani, Wandammen. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea, Northern Queensland (Australia).

DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP, RMNH, ZMAN. Website Sphingidae of Southeast Asia. Literature (see below).

 

 

 

 

 

 


Literature

Eitschberger, U. & T. Melichar, 2009. 2. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Gattung Angonyx Boisduval, [1875] mit der Beschreibung von zwei neuen Arten. Neue Entomologische Nachrichten 63: 119-152.