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

by Rob de Vos




Spilosoma adriani De Vos & Suhartawan, 2011

[Spilosoma adriani De Vos & Suhartawan, 2011] (holotype: Nabire, in CMWM)

endemic species






STATUS: Apart from the holotype two additional specimens are known. It has a conspicuous appearance. The genitalia indicate a relation with species in the dinawa group.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Mokwam, Nabire. Details in gazetteer.


DATA SOURCES: CMWM, coll. Sinnema. Literature (see below).






Vos, R. de & D. Suhartawan, 2011. The Spilosoma group of species from New Guinea and adjacent islands (Lepidoptera: Erebidae, Arctiinae, Arctiini). In: Telnov, D., 2011. Biodiversity, Biogeography and Nature Conservation in Wallacea and New Guinea, Vol. I: 299-333.