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The Tigermoths (Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini) of Papua Indonesia

by Rob de Vos

Lambula aroa Bethune-Baker, 1904

[Lambula aroa Bethune-Baker, 1904] [holotype: Aroa River, PNG, in BMNH]


Distribution

 

 

 

 

STATUS: Widely distributed in New Guinea in the Central Mountain Range. In Papua most abundant East from the Baliem Valley but recently also found in the Arfak Mountains and Onin Peninsula.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Borme, Demaisi, Lelambo, Mabilabol, Mokwam, Walmak, Wamena, Werba. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea.

DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP, RMNH. Literature (see below).

 

 

 

 

 


Literature

Bethune-Baker, G.T., 1904. New Lepidoptera from British New Guinea. Novitates Zoologicae 11(2): 367-429.
Draudt, M., 1914. In: Seitz, A. Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 10: Spinner und Schwarmer des Indo-Australischen Gebiets, Arctiidae: 134-223. A. Kernen, Stuttgart.
Hampson, G.F., 1914. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae. Supplement, volume 1. Catalogue of the Amatidae and Arctiadae (Nolinae and Lithosianae) in the collection of the British Museum: 858 pp. British Museum, London.
Strand, E., 1922. Lepidopterorum Catalogus 26: Arctiidae: Subfam. Lithosiinae: 501-899. W. Junk, Berlin.