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

by Rob de Vos

Blavipelosia habbemaensis De Vos, 2022

[Blavipelosia habbemaensis De Vos, 2022] [holotype: Lake Habbema, Papua, Indonesia, in RMNH]







STATUS: Until now only known from Lake Habbema area in the Lorentz Reserve.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Lake Habbema. Details in gazetteer.


DATA SOURCES: RMNH. Literature (see below).







De Vos, R., 2022. Genus Tigrioides Butler, 1877 does not occur in New Guinea, a revision of the taxa concerned from New Guinea with four new genera and nine new species (Lepidoptera: Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini). Suara Serangga Papua (SUGAPA digital) 14(2): 39-76.