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

by Rob de Vos

Blaviodes heringi (Gaede, 1925)

[Scoliacma heringi Gaede, 1925] [holotype: Hunsteinspitze, Papua New Guinea, in ZMHB]

Scoliacma flava De Vos & Van Mastrigt, 2007 [holotype: Walmak, Jayawijaya Mts., Papua, Indonesia, in ZMAN]






STATUS: A widely distributed species and locally common. Females are more frequently seen than males. It prefers mountainous areas.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Andai, Foja Mountains, Mabilabol, Pass Valley, Prafi, Walmak, Wasior. Details in gazetteer.


DATA SOURCES: KSP, RMNH, ZMHB. Literature (see below).







De Vos, R., 2020b. The genus Blaviodes Bethune-Baker, 1910 from New Guinea restored and revised, with seven species transferred to this genus and three new species (Lepidoptera: Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini). SUGAPA digital 13(1): 1-34.
De Vos, R. & H. van Mastrigt, 2007. New Lithosiinae from Papua, Indonesia (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae). Entomofauna 28(18): 213-140.
Gaede, M., 1925. Arctiiden-Studien (Lep.). Neue und wenig bekannte Arctiiden des Zoologischen Museums Berlin. Mitteilungen aus dem Zoologischen Museum in Berlin 11: 233-251.