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

by Rob de Vos

 

 

Asuridia phoenicea Hampson, 1914

ssp. novaguinensis Van Eecke, 1924


Distribution

 

 

 

 

 

STATUS: A common species, widely distributed on New Guinea and adjacent islands. In Papua represented by the subspecies novaguinensis Van Eecke, 1924.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: Batanta Island; Supiori Island: Nansfori; Biak Island: Biak, Korem; New Guinea: Bog Camp (Foja Mts.), Borme, Brazza River, Depapre, Hotice Camp (Foja Mts.), Mappi, Maripi, Meja Reserve (Manokwari), Pionierbivak, Prauwenbivak, Rasiei, Senggo, Warkapi, waterfall (Cyclops Mts), Yongsu. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea, Goodenough Island.

DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP, RMNH, SZMC, Peter Jan de Vries.