indecisa Warren comb. n.
Perixera indecisa Warren, 1907, Novit. zool., 14: 143.
Anisodes pepira f. sbesta Prout, 1938, Gross-Schmett.
Erde, 12: 171, syn. n.
Diagnosis and taxonomic notes. This species resembles a rather pale, pink washed out
version of pepira, with the discal spots muted, that of the hindwing
pale. It could be confused with some of the smaller pinkish Perixera such
as those of the decretaria Walker group, but these have the hindwing
discal spot prominent and are more fawn in tone. Diagnostic features of the male
genitalia, bringing sbesta into synonymy with indecisa are: the
valve and uncus are narrower than in pepira; the spur at the apex of the
valve costa is erect (adpressed in pepira); the saccular process is
shorter (rather digitate in pepira).
Geographical range. New Guinea, Seram, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo,
Habitat preference. The only Bornean specimen is a female (slide 19236)
from 1000m in lower montane forest on G. Mulu.
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