Susica everetti Holloway, 1982a: 187.
Diagnosis. This species differs from Bornean congeners in having the forewings a
more reddish brown, lacking the discal spot, oblique fascia and associated white
streak on the anal vein. The male genitalia have the aedeagus produced apically
into a hook and the juxta extends dorsad in the form of a setose 'horse's
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. The species is only known from the type, taken on G.
Biology. The larva of the sister species, S. pannosa Snellen (Peninsular
Malaysia, Sumatra, Java) was described by Piepers & Snellen (1900). It is a
delicate green with a broad dorsal blue band that is continuous over most of the
abdominal segments but with separate circular patches, one posteriorly and two
on the thoracic segments, the gaps being of ground colour set between the three
larger pairs of dorsolaterals at each end which are blue with black spines. The
intervening dorsolaterals and the laterals are only half the size and green. The
circular dorsal patches are edged orange, the continuous band more with black.
There is a fine black line below the dorsolaterals. Earlier instars have the
dorsal band black, edged greenish white.
recorded were Musa (Musaceae) and Antidesma (Stilaginaceae).
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