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

by Rob de Vos

Scoliacma suzannae De Vos, 2008

[Scoliacma suzannae De Vos, 2008] [holotype: Walmak, Jayawijaya Mts., Papua, Indonesia, in ZMAN]

endemic species!






STATUS: A common species in the northeastern part of Papua. It is similar to S. adriani but that species has the forewing dorsum darkened and narrower forewings.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Besum, Borme, Hortice Camp (Foja Mts.), Kwerba, Landikma, Lelambo, Sentani, Taja Rifi, Ubrub, Walmak, Waris. Details in gazetteer.


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







Vos, R. de, 2008. Scoliacma suzannae and S. adriani, two new species from Papua, Indonesia, and S. flava synonymized with S. heringi (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae, Lithosiinae). SUGAPA 3(1): 1-9.