The Papua Insects Foundation
The Tigermoths (Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Heliosia crocopera Hampson, 1900
STATUS: A rare species, but probably mostly overlooked because of its very small size. It is doubtful if this species actually belongs to the genus Heliosia, because its habitus is quite unusual. Further research should reveal this.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Kapaur (Fakfak). Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: none.
DATA SOURCES: BMNH.