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The Swallowtail Moths (URANIIDAE, Microniinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Siep and Jannie Sinnema

 

Stesichora nigroapicata Pagenstecher, 1886

synonyms:

apicipuncta Warren, 1896
bipunctata Warren, 1896
combinata Warren, 1897


Distribution

 

 

 

 

STATUS: A common species, widely distributed on New Guinea.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Ansus Island; Biak Island; Japen Island; New Guinea: Etna Bay, Furu Camp, Haya, Humboldt Bay, Kapaur (Fakfak), Klamono oilfields, Marina Valen, Noau (Waropen), Pioniersbivak, Sekar Bay (Fakfak), Setakwa River, Ubrub, Utakwa River, Wendesi, Werba (Fakfak). Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea.

DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP, RMNH.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Literature

Seitz, A., 1934. Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 10: Spinner und Schwärmer des Indo-Australischen Gebiets, Uraniidae: 93-96. A. Kernen, Stuttgart.
Warren, W., 1897. New genera and species of moths from the Old World Regions in the Tring Museum. Novitates Zoologicae 4(1): 12-130.