The Papua Insects Foundation
The Tigermoths (Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini) of Papua Indonesia
by Rob de Vos
Asura phaeobasis Hampson, 1900
STATUS: This species has a peculiar distribution. It is mainly found in the very East of Papua New Guinea and the D'Entrecasteaux Islands. It is a surprise that recently a specimen was recorded from southern New Guinea. It is probably wider distributed than previously expected.
PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Getentiri. Details in gazetteer.
EXTERNAL DISTRIBUTION: Papua New Guinea, D'Entrecasteaux Islands.
DATA SOURCES: BMNH, RMNH.