Chloroclystis obturgescens Prout,
1926, Sarawak Mus. J., 3:187.
Chloroclystis obturgescens Prout;
Holloway, 1976: 67.
Diagnosis. Males of this and the next species can be distinguished by hindwing
facies: in rubroviridis Warren the wing is relatively more reduced and darker
grey scales are more clearly restricted to the basal half. Females of obturgescens
have the forewing more strongly fasciated, the fasciae a blackish rather
than yellowish brown. The postmedial is more clearly dentate, the antemedial
Taxonomic notes. Both this and the next species have corematous pouches on tergite 5 as
well as tergite 7.
Geographical range. Borneo.
Habitat preference. On G. Kinabalu the species ranges from 1500m to
2600m, being commonest at around 2000m. On G. Mulu it was frequent at around
1780m but was also one of the commoner species in the summit sample at 2360m.
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