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The Swallowtail Moths (URANIIDAE, Epipleminae) of Papua Indonesia

by Rob de Vos

 

Dysaethria albidaria (Walker, 1866)


Distribution

 

 

 

 

STATUS: One of the most common species of Epipleminae. Widely distributed on New Guinea. The similar Dysaethria conflictaria is darker grey and less common in Papua.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Misool Island; Waigeo Island: Camp Nok; Roon Island: Yende; Supiori Island: Nansfori; Biak Island: Japanese Cave (Biak City), Korem; New Guinea: Andai, Base Camp (Utakwa River), Canoe Camp (Utakwa River), Dojo, Getentiri, Mt. Goliath, Humboldt Bay, Huri-Mber, Ifar, Jembatan Dua (Jayapura), Kouh, Meja Reserve, Prafi, Rasiei, Sabron Camp (Cyclops), Sarmi, Sentani, Sorong, Upper Setekwa River, Tandia, Tekai, Tuan Wowi, Utakwa River, Warkapi, Warmare Dua, Werba. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea.

DATA SOURCES: BMNH, RMNH.