Ziridava rufinigra Swinhoe, 1895, Ann.
Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 16: 246.
rufinigra brevicellula Prout, 1916, Novit. zool., 23: 29.
rufinigra cedreleti Prout, 1958, Bull. Br. Mus. nat. Hist. (Ent.), 6: 437.
is a smaller species than those of the xylinaria group. It has
general colouration as in xylinaria but with dark, blackish
markings along the costal zone and rather obliquely transverse in the
medial area. The hindwing margin over the tornal half is also darkened.
See Ziridava asterota Prout.
Borneo; New Guinea (ssp. brevicelluba); Queensland (ssp. cedreleti).
only Bornean specimen seen is from wet heath (kerangas) forest on a river
terrace (150m) just west of the Melinau Gorge, Sarawak.
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