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The Hawkmoths (SPHINGIDAE, Macroglossinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Willem Hogenes

Macroglossum corythus Walker, 1856

ssp. pylene Felder, 1861


Distribution

 

 

STATUS: A common species. Seems to prefer coastal areas.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Mioswaar; Supiori: Nansfori; Biak: Base Biak, Sansundi; Hariti Island (Moor Islands); New Guinea: Jayapura, Manokwari, Merauke, Sorong, Wapoga, Wasior (Wandammen). Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: South India, Indo-Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Fiji Islands, New Caledonia, Northeast Australia.

DATA SOURCES: KSP, RMNH, ZMAN, Website Sphingidae of Southeast Asia.