Eight new species of Arytera are described, viz. A. bullata, A. lineosquamulata, A. miniata, A. morobeana, A. multijuga, A. musca, A. novaebrittanniae, and A. pseudofoveolata. Five of these are endemic to New Guinea, one occurs on New Guinea and the Solomon Islands, the other two on New Guinea and in N Australia. One species, A. gigantosperma from Sumatra, is reduced to the widespread A. litoralis.