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

by Cees Gielis



Pterophorus albidus (Zeller, 1852)

[Aciptilia albidus Zeller, 1852] (TL: South Africa)


endogramma Meyrick, 1922
endophaea Meyrick, 1930
suffiata Yano, 1963



STATUS: Widely distributed. A few specimens known from Papua.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Kebar Valley, Mokwam, Sentani, Wareng. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Africa, South and Southeast Asia to New Guinea. Also in Papua New Guinea.

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.