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

by Rob de Vos

Lambula umbrina (Rothschild, 1915)

[Macaduma umbrina Rothschild, 1915] [holotype: nr Utakwa River, Snow Mountains, Papua, Indonesia, in BMNH]

endemic species!






STATUS: Only known by the holotype. Similar to Lambula bilineata but with dark hindwings. This might be a variation of bilineata and needs further investigation.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Utakwa River. Details in gazetteer.


DATA SOURCES: BMNH. Literature (see below).







Rothschild, L.W., 1915. Lepidoptera of the British Ornithologists' Union and Wollaston Expeditions in the Snow Mountains, Southern Dutch New Guinea, Macrolepidoptera: 148 pp. Zoological Museum, Tring.
Strand, E., 1922. Lepidopterorum Catalogus 26: Arctiidae: Subfam. Lithosiinae: 501-899. W. Junk, Berlin.