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

by Rob de Vos

Scoliacma laniata (Hampson, 1914)

[Tigrioides laniata Hampson, 1914] [syntype: Iwaka River, Papua, Indonesia, in BMNH]

endemic species!






STATUS: A rare and local species. The match of male and female in the syntype series should be confirmed by DNA research.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Borme, Iwaka River. Details in gazetteer.


DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP. Literature (see below).







Hampson, G.F., 1914. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae. Supplement, volume 1. Catalogue of the Amatidae and Arctiadae (Nolinae and Lithosianae) in the collection of the British Museum: 858 pp. British Museum, London.
Strand, E., 1922. Lepidopterorum Catalogus 26: Arctiidae: Subfam. Lithosiinae: 501-899. W. Junk, Berlin.