Asota  australis  australis  Boisduval  1832

Photograph by: JHH Zwier by courtesy BMNH London
Syntype: (aequalis) British Natural History Museum London
   Aru islands Indonesia

Photograph by: JHH Zwier
   book: Boisduval 1832

Photograph by: JHH Zwier
   Salawati (New Guinea) Indonesia



Synonym: aequalis Walker 1864
Synonym: lineata Rothschild 1897
Synonym: wollastoni Rothschild 1915
Synonym: anadota Tams 1935

Wingspan:
 about  54  mm  ( n = 15 )
 about  58  mm  ( n = 14 )

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

- Australia: Berry-Springs NP (ZMAN) (CMWM) Port-Darwin (BMNH) Indonesia: Maluku: Ambon (CMWM) Uliasers (SMFL) Aru-islands (BMNH) Bacan (BMNH) (SMTD) Banda islands (ZMHB) Misool (RMNH) Waigeo (RMNH) Buru (ZMHB) Halmahera (ZMAN) Kei islands (BMNH) Obie (FRMNH) Saparua (RMNH) Seram (RMNH) (SMTD) Ternate (BMNH) Buru (BMNH) Sulawesi (RMNH) Papua-Indonesia: Andai (BMNH) Arfak (coll.Sinnema) Ati-Ati Onin (ZMHB) Cenderawashi bay (RMNH) Etna bay (BMNH) Fakfak (BMNH) Cyclop mts (BMNH) Humboldt bay (Rothschild 1897) Jayapura (ZMAN) Maripi (coll. Sinnema) Mokwam (coll. Sinnema) Manokwari (CMWM) Nabire (CMWM) Ninay valley Salawati (RMNH)(BMNH) Upper-Setakwa river (BMNH) Tuan-Wovi (ZMAN) Uskwat (BMNH) Waigeo (OUMNH) Warris district (ZMAN) Watiab (BMNH) Papua New Guinea: Babooni (BMNH) Biagi (BMNH) Dinawa (BMNH) Ekeikei (BMNH) Fergusson island (BMNH) Finschhafen (BMNH) Holnicote bay (BMNH)) Kiriwina (BMNH) Mafalu (BMNH) Milne bay (BMNH) Mt.-Port Moresby (BMNH) Sariba island (BMNH) Upper Aroa river (BMNH)

Description:

Translation:

Fore wings black brown with two white spots and a yellow base marked with black dots; hind wings yellow with black border, the underside lack black dots ,prothorax yellow, abdomen yellow, with black dots on its dorsal surface.
Living in New Guinea.



Comments:
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.
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