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

by Rob de Vos

Lambula plicata Hampson, 1900

[Lambula plicata Hampson, 1900] [holotype: Kapaur [= Fakfak], Papua Barat, Indonesia, in BMNH]

endemic species!







STATUS: A rare species, probably due to its obscure pattern which makes it difficult to identify.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Fakfak. Details in gazetteer.


DATA SOURCES: NHMUK. 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.
Eecke, R. van, 1926. Fauna Buruana. Lepidoptera Heterocera, Fam. Zygaenidae, Syntomidae and Arctiidae. Treubia 7(4): 341-350.
Hampson, G.F., 1900. Catalogus Lepidoptera Phalaenae 2. Catalogue of the Arctiadae (Nolinae, Lithosianae) in the collection of the British Museum: 589 pp. British Museum, London
Strand, E., 1922. Lepidopterorum Catalogus 26: Arctiidae: Subfam. Lithosiinae: 501-899. W. Junk, Berlin.