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The Swallowtail Moths (URANIIDAE, Uraniinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Siep and Jannie Sinnema

 

Cyphura (Cyphura) maxima Strand, 1913


Distribution

 

 

 

 

STATUS: Widely distributed on New Guinea. Very similar to Cyphura swinhoei, but wing length longer (Benyas: 4.2 cm!). Probably conspecific.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Ampas, Benyas, Depapre, Dojo, Jayapura, Kloofbivak, Miei, Sibil, Sinimburu, Sorong, Tami River, Tekai (Keerom), Teminaboean. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea.

DATA SOURCES: BMNH, RMNH, ZMAN, ZMHB.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Literature

Seitz, A, 1934. Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 10: Spinner und Schwarmer des Indo-Australischen Gebiets, Uraniidae: 93-96. A. Kernen, Stuttgart.