subcomosa Warren comb. rev.
Tripteridia subcomosa Warren,
1907, Novit. zool., 14: 161.
Micromia (Tripteridia) subcomosa animata Prout,
Micromia subcomosa Warren;
Holloway, 1976: 67.
Diagnosis. The forewing medial zone is densely, darkly fasciated,
the postmedial more strongly flexed at one third from the costa than the
antemedial, a characteristic shape, often highlighted by paler colour in the
parts of the wing outside it except for a subapical triangle on the costa. The
male hindwing is rather narrow, folded, acute, with a groove of dark scales just
dorsal to the marginal angle.
Geographical range. New
Guinea, S. Moluccas; Borneo (ssp. animata).
Habitat preference. The species ranges from 1560m to 1930m on G. Kinabalu,
and has been taken singly on G. Mulu (1780m) and Bukit Retak (1365m).
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