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Allothosea lola Swinhoe comb. n.
   
Contheyla lola Swinhoe, 1904, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond., 1904: 153.
   
Miresa orgyioides van Eecke, 1929, Zool. Meded. Leiden 12: 131, syn. n.
   
Thosea plumbea Hering, 1931: 715, syn. n.
   
Contheyla lola Swinhoe;Hering, 1931: 709; Barlow, 1982: 40.


Allothosea lola


Diagnosis.
See Allothosea montana sp. n. and the taxonomic note.

Taxonomic notes. The species is very similar in facies to A. lateritia Hering comb. n. (= basistriga Hering syn. n.; Peninsular Malaysia, Java) This differs mainly in the male genitalia where the aedeagus vesica has a much smaller apical cornutus and a row of many fine ones between the more basal, irregular group within the aedeagus. This row of cornuti is more irregular and the individual spines longer than in montana.

Geographical range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra.

Habitat preference. The species has been taken only in the lowlands and mostly from rainforest.

Biology. The type material of basistriga Hering, a junior synonym of lateritia Hering, the sister species of lola, was reared from tea (Camellia, Theaceae). No larval description has been located.

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