The Papua Insects Foundation
The Tigermoths (Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Zygaenosia medialis Gaede, 1925
eximia Rothschild, 1936
STATUS: A rare species. There is no doubt that Zygaenosia eximia Rothschild, 1936 is conspecific with Z. medialis Gaede, 1925. Both species were described in the other sex. Males have a black and orange abdomen while the female have an orange abdomen.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Ampas, Mt. Goliath, Ifar, Sentani. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea.
DATA SOURCES: BMNH, RMNH.