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The Hawkmoths (SPHINGIDAE, Macroglossinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Willem Hogenes

Hippotion brennus (Stoll, 1782)


Distribution

 

 

STATUS: A very common species.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Jef Kassim (nr Salawati); Biak; New Guinea: Abmisibil, Akimuga, Ampas, Aramsolki, Araucaria Camp, Benyas, Bernhard Camp, Dojo, Dotir (Wandammen), Fakfak, Genyem, Jayapura, Kota Nica, Kouh, Mabilabol (Oksibil, Sibil), Miei (Wandammen), Pass Valley, Perameles Bivak, Prafi, Resi Bivak, Sekroe (Fakfak), Sentani, Sorong, Tami River, Tandia (Wandammen), Taritatu River, Timika, Tjamaroe (Fakfak), Ubrub, Uskwar, Walmak, Waris, Warkapi, Wembis, Werba (Fakfak). Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Moluccas, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Northeast Australia.

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Literature

Gorbunov, O.G. & A.N. Zamesov, 2014b. To the knowledge of Macroheterocera of Southeast Asia and New Guinea. II. Hawk moths (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) of Papua Province, Indonesia. Biodiversity, Biogeography and Nature Conservation in Wallacea and New Guinea 2: 167-185.