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The Plume Moths (Lepidoptera: Pterophoridae, Pterophorinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Cees Gielis

Oxyptilus causodes Meyrick, 1905

[Oxyptilus causodes Meyrick, 1905] (TL: ?)



STATUS: Recently discovered as new to the fauna of New Guinea.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Lelambo, Walmak (Nipsan). Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: India, Sri Lanka, Myanmar (Burma).

DATA SOURCES: ZMAN. Literature (see below).










Gielis, C., 2003. Review of the Pterophoridae from New Guinea, with descriptions of eight new species (Lepidoptera). Zoologische Mededelingen, Leiden 77(21): 349-391.