Coryptilum moths in Southeast Asia (Lepidoptera: Tineidae).

J. B. Heppner, H. Y. Wang


The Oriental tropical moth genus, Coryptilum (Tineidae), includes some of the most colorful tineid moths in the world. Two of the species are illustrated: one from Malaysia and one from Taiwan. Other species of the genus occur from India to the Solomon Islands. Species of the genus are day-flying, but other biological data remains unknown.


behavior; distribution Indonesia; Malaysia; New Guinea; Oriental; Philippines; Solomon Islands; Southeast Asia; Taiwan; Tineinae

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