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The Swallowtail Moths (URANIIDAE, Microniinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Siep and Jannie Sinnema


Stesichora pieridaria Guenée, 1857


notabilis Pagenstecher, 1900
quadristrigata Warren, 1896






STATUS: A rare species, only known from two places in Papua and from Ferguson Island and New Britain (PNG).

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Kurudu Island; New Guinea: Humboldt Bay. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Ferguson Island, New Britain.









Seitz, A., 1934. Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 10: Spinner und Schwarmer des Indo-Australischen Gebiets, Uraniidae: 93-96. A. Kernen, Stuttgart.
Swinhoe C., 1902. New and little known species of Drepanulidae, Epiplemidae, Microniidae and Geometridae in the National collection. The Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1902(3): 585-677.
Warren, W., 1897. New genera and species of moths from the Old World Regions in the Tring Museum. Novitates Zoologicae 4(1): 12-130.
Warren, W., 1896. New species of Drepanulidae, Thyrididae, Uraniidae, Epiplemidae and Geometridae from the Papuan Region. Novitates Zoologicae 3: 272-306.