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The Swallowtail Moths (URANIIDAE, Microniinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Siep and Jannie Sinnema

Acropteris inchoata (Walker, 1862)

synonyms:

simpliciata (Röber, 1891)

 


Distribution

 

 

 

 

 

STATUS: Restricted to the western part of Papua, in coastal regions.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Misool Island; Waigeo Island; Numfor Island; Biak Island; New Guinea: Ati Ati (Fakfak), Dorey (Manokwari), Etna Bay, Kapaur (Fakfak), Manokwari, Meja Reserve, Triton Bay, Warkapi, Wosi. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Moluccas.

DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP, RMNH, ZMAN.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Literature

Rothschild, W., 1915. On Lepidoptera from the Islands of Ceram (Seram), Buru, Bali and Misol. Novitates Zoologicae 22: 209-227.
Seitz, A., 1934. Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 10: Spinner und Schwarmer des Indo-Australischen Gebiets, Uraniidae: 93-96. A. Kernen, Stuttgart.
Swinhoe, C., 1892. Catalogue of eastern and Australian Lepidoptera Heterocera in the collection of the Oxford University Museum. University of Oxford. part 2: 226