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The Goat Moths (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) of Papua Indonesia

by Rob de Vos


Trismelasmos tectorius (Swinhoe, 1901)







STATUS: Locally a common species, though in Papua not widely distributed.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Biak Island: Amin Wari; New Guinea: Ampas, Arso, Bernhard Camp, Besum, Jayapura, Parfi, Taja Rifi, Ubrub, Uskwar, Wambes. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands.

DATA SOURCES: coll. Siegfried Ihle, KSP, RMNH, ZMAN. Literature (see below).








Schoorl, J.W., 1990. A phylogenetic study on Cossidae (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) based on external adult morphology. Zoölogische Verhandelingen 263: 1-295.