Sommeria marmorea  marmorea  Butler  1877

Photograph by: JHH Zwier by courtesy of BMNH in London
Holotype: British Museum of Natural History in London
   Silhet India

Photograph by: JHH Zwier
   Sulawesi (Greater Sunda Islands) Indonesia

Photograph by: JHH Zwier
   Sulawesi (Grester Sunda Islands) Indonesia



Synonym: piepersiana snellen 1879

 about  27  mm  ( n = 7 )
 about  29  mm  ( n = 3 )

Distribution according to the collections mentioned in the chapter
“Museums” and the literature.

- Australia: Coomebodam (BMNH) Dawson district (BMNH) Gayndah (RMNH) Peak Downs (BMNH) Roebuck Bay Toowooma (BMNH) Queensland (BMNH) Townville (BMNH) Indonesia: Sulawesi (ZMHB) Kisar (Holloway (pers. comm.) New Caledonia Anse-longue Kopéto New-Guinea: (pers.comm. Holloway) Vanuatu (pers, comm. Holloway)



The picture of the larva was made by dr Ian F. B. Common, author of the book: “Moths of Australia” and with his permission used on this website, according to an e-mail of dr Marianne Horak, CSIRO, Australia. The picture was scanned and send to me by dr Don Herbison-Evans This copy of the first description is taken from a book or a periodical out of the library of the Dutch Entomological Society in Amsterdam.

*A lot of data are from the author of the first description.