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Ulrich PAUKSTADT & Laela Hayati PAUKSTADT


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Paukstadt, U. & Paukstadt, L. H. (1990): Erstnachweis von Attacus aurantiacus W. Rothschild 1895 von Ambon, Indonesien (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae). - Entomologische Zeitschrift (Essen), 100 (7): pp. 131-132.

Summary: A single female specimen of Attacus aurantiacus W. Rothschild, 1895 (Lepidoptera: Saturniidae) was found by the authors being preserved in the Museum Zoologicum Bogoriense (MZB) Collection, Bogor, West Java, Indonesia. This specimen bears the following labels: "Ambon XII.1939. Leg. Dr. Bonne" and "Attacus crameri. Det. Tox. 1940". The specimen likely is not correct determined and most probably belongs to A. aurantiacus, which herewith is recorded for the first time from Ambon Island, Province Maluku Selatan (South Moluccas), Indonesia, and is sympatric with A. crameri (C. Felder, 1861). A. aurantiacus is as far as known mainly distributed on the Kepulauan Kai (Key Islands), Prov. Maluku Selatan with a few scattered records on Halmahera Island, Prov. Maluku Utara (North Moluccas), from Sorong, Cendrawasih (Vogelkop Peninsula), Prov. Irian Jaya (western part of the island of New Guinea), and from Yule Island off the southern coast of Papua Nuigini.