Gymnoscelis minutissima Swinhoe,
1902, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond., 1902: 651.
Diagnosis. The species is very small, similar in size and colour to Pasiphilodes
subtrita Walker. The postmedials of both wings are more
definite, that of the forewing with a single angle rather than a somewhat double
one. Dissection of the genitalia is recommended to confirm identity.
Geographical range. Sumbawa, Bali, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo,
Habitat preference. A single female was taken at the edge of mangrove
forest near Kampong Kapok, Brunei, and another specimen by mangrove near Kota
Kinabalu in 1997.
Biology. Yunus & Ho (1980) recorded the larva as feeding on Flacourtia (Flacourtiacae)
in Peninsular Malaysia.
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