Hyria grataria Walker, 1861, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln
Br. Mus.,22: 663.
Walker, 1863, Ibid., 26: 1612.
Amaurinia nubifera Thierry-Mieg, 1915, Miscnea ent., 22:
is similar to that of plumbacea but with the shading and fasciation
vinous red rather than grey. The fringes of both wings are more distinctly
yellow, those of the forewing interrupted by darker scales.
from Africa (ab. mediofusca Prout) and from the Moluccas eastwards to the
Bismarcks (ab. marginata Warren, ab. perflava Warren) is not
conspecific with grataria, the genitalia of both sexes being distinct.
Subregion, Hong Kong, Sundaland, Christmas I. (slide 18785).
is probably a lowland species. The only recent specimen seen was taken in a Paraserianthes
falcataria plantation at Brumas in the lowlands of Sabah.
described the larva (as Cambogia marginata Warren) from spirit-preserved
material. The body setae are long, fine, borne on chalazae and elongate
projections. The prolegs have a high number (up to 14) of external setae.
host-plant was Mallotus (Euphorbiaceae).
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