CECHENENA HELOPS PAPUANA Rothschild & Jordan, 1903 -- Spotted green hawkmoth

Female Cechenena helops papuana. Photo: © NHMUK Male Cechenena helops papuana. Photo: © NHMUK

TAXONOMY

Cechenena helops papuana Rothschild & Jordan, 1903, Novit. zool. 9 (suppl.): 802. Type locality: [Papua New Guinea,] Milne Bay.


LOCAL DISTRIBUTION

China: Reported from Yunnan (Cangyuan), but this is erroneous.


GLOBAL DISTRIBUTION

Confined to Papua Barat (Indonesia) and Papua New Guinea.


Global distribution of Cechenena helops papuana. Map: © NHMUK.

BIOGEOGRAPHICAL AFFILIATION



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