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

by Rob de Vos

Scoliacma fuscofascia (Rothschild, 1913)

[Nishada fuscofascia Rothschild, 1913] [holotype: Mt. Goliath, Papua, Indonesia, in BMNH]

endemic species!






STATUS: A rare species, restricted to the Central Mountain Range in Papua.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Boma, Brazza River, Mt. Goliath, Mabilabol, Mimika River, Setekwa River, Tuan Wowi, Utakwa River. Details in gazetteer.


DATA SOURCES: BMNH, KSP, ZMAN, ZSMC, Peter Jan de Vries. 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, W., 1913. New Lithosianae. Novitates Zoologicae 20(1): 192-226.
Strand, E., 1922. Lepidopterorum Catalogus 26: Arctiidae: Subfam. Lithosiinae: 501-899. W. Junk, Berlin.