View Image Gallery of Tribe Eupitheciini

Axinoptera turgidata Walker comb. n.  
Bosara turgidata Walker, 1866, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 35: 1693.

Axinoptera turgidata
(holotype) (x 1.16)

Diagnosis. The wings are a relatively uniform grey, the typical fasciation of the genus obscure except for the postmedials. These are picked out by a narrow pale lining in the spaces distad. The pale spot on the hindwing margin is present.

Geographical range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia.

Habitat preference. No material has been taken in recent surveys, but this is probably a lowland species.

<<Back >>Forward <<Return to Contents page

Copyright © Southdene Sdn. Bhd. All rights reserved.