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

by Rob de Vos

Scoliacma albogrisea (Rothschild, 1912)

[Tigrioides albogrisea Rothschild, 1912] [holotype: Utakwa River, Papua, Indonesia, in BMNH]

endemic species!


Distribution

 

 

 

 

STATUS: A rare species. The shape of the hindwings and the short forewings indicate a relation with Graphosia. Further research should reveal this.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Canoe Camp (Utakwa River), Mt. Goliath, Pass Valley, Utakwa River. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: none.

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

 

 

 

 

 


Literature

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.
Rothschild, W., 1912. New Lithosianae. Novitates Zoologicae 19(2): 212-246.
Strand, E., 1922. Lepidopterorum Catalogus 26: Arctiidae: Subfam. Lithosiinae: 501-899. W. Junk, Berlin.