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The Swallowtail Moths (URANIIDAE, Uraniinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Siep and Jannie Sinnema

 

 

Cyphura (Cyphura) phantasma (Felder, 1874)

synonym:

destrigata (Kirsch, 1877)


Distribution

 

 

 

 

STATUS: A rare species. In Papua only recorded from Numfor Island and Biak Island. The holotype is from Gebe Island (black circle with red core) which is adjacent to Papua but politically belongs to the Moluccas.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Numfor Island: Namber, Suer; Biak Island. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Gebe Island (Moluccas).

DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP, RMNH.

 

 

 

 

 

 


Literature

Gaede, M., 1934. In: Seitz, A. Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 10: Spinner und Schwarmer des Indo-Australischen Gebiets, Uraniidae: 97-103. A. Kernen, Stuttgart.