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A note on Macroglossum augarra Rothschild, 1904 (Lepidoptera, Sphingidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2017
Authors:Tennent, WJ, Mitchell, DK
Journal:Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo (N.F.)
Volume:38
Issue:2/3
Start Page:111
Pagination:111-112
Date Published:11/2017
Keywords:D'ENTRECASTEAUX ISLANDS, MACROGLOSSUM, PAPUA NEW GUINEA, SPHINGIDAE, WORLDMAP1
Abstract:

"The sphingid moth Macroglossum augarra Rothschild, 1904, is recorded from the D’Entrecasteaux Islands, Papua New Guinea, for the first time. It was seen in large numbers on the 1800 m summit of ’Oiatabu, Fergusson Island, in extreme weather conditions around dawn on several days. Two specimens were collected and deposited in the Natural History Museum (BMNH), London."

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