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

by Rob de Vos

Lemyra maculifascia (Walker, 1855)

[Spilosoma maculifascia Walker, 1855] (holotype: Java, in BMNH)

relevant synonym:

Maenas parvula Hulstaert, 1924 (holotype: Okaba, S Papua, in RMNH)






STATUS: So far the only specimen collected in Papua of this species is the holotype of parvula Hulstaert, 1924.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Okaba (S Papua). Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: From Sumatra and The Philippines to New Guinea and Australia.

DATA SOURCES: RMNH. Literature (see below).






Literature (concerning Papua)

Hulstaert, R.G., 1924. New moths from New Guinea, Kei and Tenimber. Annal and Magazine of Natural History (9)13: 127-139.
Thomas, W., 1990. Die Gattung Lemyra (Lepidoptera, Arctiidae) (Spilosomen-Studien Nr. 3). Nachrichten des Entomologischen Vereins Apollo Suppl. 9: 1-83.