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The Swallowtail Moths (URANIIDAE, Microniinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Siep and Jannie Sinnema

Micronia justaria Walker, 1861

synonyms:

ithygramma (Meyrick, 1886) (holotype: Nw. Britain, in BMNH)


Distribution

 

 

 

 

STATUS: In Papua locally common.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Numfor Island: Namber; Waigeo Island; New Guinea: Dabra, Jayapura, Gunung Meja (Manokwari), Kapaur (Fak-Fak), Marina Valen, Mimika, Nabire, Pioniersbivak, Pulau Mansinam (Manokwari), Salor (Merauke), Sentani, Setakwa, Sorong,Triton Bay, Waena. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Sumba, Moluccas, Papua New Guinea, Bismarck Archipelago, Solomon Islands, North Australia.

DATA SOURCES: KSP, RMNH, ZMAN, BMNH.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Literature

Seitz, A., 1934. Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 10: Spinner und Schwärmer des Indo-Australischen Gebiets, Uraniidae: 93-96. A. Kernen, Stuttgart.
Holloway, J.D., 1998. Castniidae, Callidulidae, Drepanidae, Uraniidae. The Moths of Borneo 8: 1-155.