The Papua Insects Foundation
The Tigermoths (Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Parascaptia biplagata Bethune-Baker, 1908
aureopurpurata Rothschild, 1912
trifasciata Rothschild, 1912
STATUS: A common species. There are two forms in this species which occur sympatrically. The most common form is f. trifasciata and for a long time they were considered to be two different species.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Borme, Fyria River (Kumawa Mts), Lelambo, Mabilabol, Ngat Biep, Prafi, Setekwa River, Sibil, Tuan Wowi, Utakwa River, Warmare Dua. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea, North Queensland (Australia).
DATA SOURCES: BMNH, CMWM, KSP, RMNH, ZSMC.