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The Swallowtail Moths (URANIIDAE, Microniinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Siep and Jannie Sinnema

 

Stesichora puellaria (Walker, 1866)

synonyms:

titania Kirsch, 1877
tristriata Pagenstecher, 1886
nivea Warren, 1897
unipuncta Warren, 1899
obsolescens Warren, 1897
multiguttata Warren, 1901
sphaeristis Meyrick, 1886


Distribution

 

 

 

 

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

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Waigeo Island; Numfor Island; Biak Island; Liki Island; New Guinea: Arfak-coast, Borme, Dabra, Eilanden River, Etna Bay, Fakfak, Humboldt Bay, Kobakma, Menjambow (Arfak), Setakwa River, Sorong, Sumbole, Triton Bay, Utakwa River, Waena, Werba. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Timor, Moluccas, Papua New Guinea.

DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP, RMNH, ZMAN.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Literature

Lucas, R., 1902. Lepidoptera 1901. Archiv für Naturgeschichte 68(2-2): 633-971.
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., 1901. New Uraniidae, Epiplemidae and Geometridae from the Oriental and Palaearctic Regions. Novitates Zoologicae 8(1): 21-37.