The Papua Insects Foundation
The Tigermoths (Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Cyana (Clerckia) metamelas (Hampson, 1914)
STATUS: This endemic species for Papua is extremely rare. There is a strong sexual dimorphism with which the male is extraordinary and unlike other species, the presumed female resembles other red coloured species in the genus.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Mimika River, Wangaar. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: none.
DATA SOURCES: BMNH.