The Papua Insects Foundation
The Tigermoths (Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Cyana (Cryptanaema) nigroplagata (Bethune-Baker, 1910)
aroa Bethune-Baker, 1904 (female) (Scaptesyle)
STATUS: The most common Cyana species in the region, with a strong sexual dimorphism. Male and female were originally described as separate species. It prefers mountain areas.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Abmisibil, Fakfak, Foja Mts., Mt. Goliath, Mt. Kunupi, Kwerba, Langda, Mabilabol, Mokndoma, Mokwam, Paniai Lakes, Pass Valley, Timeepa, Walmak, Wasior. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea.
DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP, RMNH.