The Papua Insects Foundation
The Bagworm Moths (Lepidoptera: Psychidae, Oiketicinae) of Papua Indonesia
by Thomas Sobczyk
Metura aristocosma (Lower, 1908)
STATUS: A wide distribution but rare. Male moths are extremely rare and do not come to light. Its distribution is insufficiently known. There is at least one other yet undescribed species occurring in Papua.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Andai. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea, Queensland.
DATA SOURCES: RMNH, Ethan Beaver.