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

by Rob de Vos

 

 

Melanaema sanguinea Hampson, 1900


Distribution

 

 

 

 

 

STATUS: This rare species has a peculiar distribution. It is found at the two most peripheral regions of New Guinea, in Onin Peninsula in the West and on Fergusson Island in the East. There is no doubt that both concern the same species.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Fakfak. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Fergusson Island (Papua New Guinea).

DATA SOURCES: BMNH.