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

by Rob de Vos

Lambula flavobrunnea Rothschild, 1912

[Lambula flavobrunnea Rothschild, 1912] [holotype: Mt. Goliath, Papua, in BMNH]

endemic species!






STATUS: An endemic species in Papua, Indonesia. Only known by a few males.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Mt. Goliath, Pass Valley. Details in gazetteer.


DATA SOURCES: NHMUK, RMNH. Literature (see below).







De Vos, R. & A. Zilli, 2023. The "plain underwing" Lambula species from New Guinea with ten new species (Lepidoptera, Erebidae, Arctiinae, Lithosiini). SUGAPA digital 15(1): 8-61.
Draudt, M., 1914. In: Seitz, A. Die Gross-Schmetterlinge der Erde 10: Spinner und Schwarmer des Indo-Australischen Gebiets, Arctiidae: 134-223. A. Kernen, Stuttgart.
Hampson, G.F., 1914. Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalaenae. Supplement, volume 1. Catalogue of the Amatidae and Arctiadae (Nolinae and Lithosianae) in the collection of the British Museum: 858 pp. British Museum, London.
Rothschild, L.W., 1912. New Lithosianae. Novitates Zoologicae 19: 212-246.
Strand, E., 1922. Lepidopterorum Catalogus 26: Arctiidae: Subfam. Lithosiinae: 501-899. W. Junk, Berlin.