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

by Rob de Vos

Monosyntaxis bimaculata De Vos, 2009

[Monosyntaxis bimaculata De Vos, 2009] (holotype: Kwerba, Foja Mts., in ZMAN)

Endemic species






STATUS: Exclusively found in the Foja Mountains so far. Only three male specimens known.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Kwerba (Foja Mountains). Details in gazetteer.


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







Vos, R. de, 2009. The species of the genus Monosyntaxis Swinhoe from New Guinea, with description of a new species and the transfer of another to a new genus (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Lithosiinae). Suara Serangga Papua (SUGAPA) 4(1): 1-13.