Chrysocraspeda comptaria Swinhoe,
1902, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond., 1902: 662.
Chrysocraspeda comptaria pulverimargo Prout,
1917, Novit. zool., 24: 313.
Diagnosis. The facies is distinctive, with a broad basal area of pinkish grey on
both wings that grades to dark red at its distal border, this dark red more or
less disintegrating into the yellow margin.
Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Philippines, Sulawesi;
New Guinea (ssp. pulverimargo).
Habitat preference. Both specimens taken in recent surveys were from the
lowlands: at Semengok near Kuching; in secondary vegetation at Milepost 1 on the
Labi road in Brunei.
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