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

by Rob de Vos

Scoliacma heringi Gaede, 1925

[Scoliacma heringi Gaede, 1925] [holotype: Hunsteinspitze, Papua New Guinea, in ZMHB]

Scoliacma flava De Vos & Van Mastrigt, 2007 [holotype: Walmak, Jayawijaya Mts., Papua, Indonesia, in ZMAN]


Distribution

 

 

 

 

STATUS: A widely distributed species and locally common. Females are more frequently seen than males. It prefers mountainous areas.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Andai, Foja Mountains, Mabilabol, Pass Valley, Prafi, Walmak, Wasior. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea.

DATA SOURCES: KSP, ZMAN, ZMHB. Literature (see below).

 

 

 

 

 


Literature

Gaede, M., 1925. Arctiiden-Studien (Lep.). Neue und wenig bekannte Arctiiden des Zoologischen Museums Berlin. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 11: 233-251.
Vos, R. de & H. van Mastrigt, 2007. New Lithosiinae from Papua, Indonesia (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Entomofauna 28(18): 213-140.