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The Prominent Moths (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae, Dicranurinae) of Papua Indonesia

by Alexander Schintlmeister

 

Cascera olivacea Rothschild, 1917

flavolavata Rothschild, 1917

endemic species!


Distribution

 

 

 

 

 

STATUS: A rare species, until now only found on the Indonesian side of New Guinea. The taxon flavolavata Rothschild, 1917 is by some considered to be a subspecies of this species in the Arfak Mountains but it is very likely that the yellow holotype only concerns a blanched specimen.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Ninay Valley, Utakwa River. Details in gazetteer.

EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: none.

DATA SOURCES: BMNH.