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Chrysocraspeda dracontias Meyrick comb. n
Heteroctenis dracontias Meyrick, 1897, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond., 1897: 72.


(x 1.33)

This is the largest and most striking of the Plutodes-like species, with the dark areas of the wings strikingly bordered vinous red and centred with dark and ashy grey. The circular patch at the forewing apex does not reach the margin and has a transverse dark zig-zag across the centre.

Geographical range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia.

Habitat preference. All Bornean material is from lowland localities including the island of Labuan, and Kuching in Sarawak, but it has been taken at 610m in Peninsular Malaysia.

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