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The Tiger moths (Lepidoptera: Erebidae, Arctiinae, Arctiini) of Papua Indonesia

by Rob de Vos


Spilosoma mokndoma (De Vos, 2013)

endemic species!






STATUS: Only found in the Central Mountains, very rare.

PAPUA LOCALITIES: New Guinea: Mokndoma, Pass Valley. Details in gazetteer.


DATA SOURCES: collection Benny de Groof, KSP. See literature.







Vos, R. de, 2013. Three new Agaristinae species and the first record of Argyrolepidia palaea from Papua, Indonesia (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae, Agaristinae). SUGAPA 7(4): 114-123.
Vos, R. de & M.M. van Haren, 2014. A new Spilosoma species found in the Arfak Mountains, Papua Barat, Indonesia and Immetalia mokndoma transfered to Spilosoma (Lepidoptera: Erebidae, Arctiinae, Arctiini). SUGAPA 8(3): 83-89.