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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. It is not found yet in PNG. This common species is distributed in the mountain areas.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Abmisibil, Mt. Goliath, Landikma, Mabilabol, Mokwam, Pass Valley, Utakwa River, Walmak. Details in gazetteer.


DATA SOURCES: BMNH, CMWM, KSP, ZMAN. Literature (see below).







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.