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Cyclophora flavissima Warren comb. n
Perixera flavissima Warren, 1907, Novit. zool., 14: 143.
Anisodes flavissima Warren; Holloway, 1976: 63.

Cyclophora flavissima

Cyclophora flavissima

The orange-yellow ground colour is unique amongst Bornean species of the Cyclophora complex. There is some variablility, with specimens having expanded and blackened discal spots or black streaks on the veins within the fasciae.

Taxonomic notes. The species has a spined bursa copulatrix and most of the other subgeneric features.

Geographical range. Borneo, S. Moluccas, New Guinea.

Habitat preference. All records are from G. Kinabalu over a range of 1500-2600m, but commonest at 1930m in the upper montane zone.

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