Scopula pithogona Prout, 1938, Gross-Schmett. Erde, 12:
colour is whitish, the fasciae pale fawn rather linear, the fawn colour also
broadly suffusing the region of the forewing cell. The postmedials are finer,
more crisply delineated, that of the forewing with a conspicuous black dot at
its subcostal angle.
Sri Lankan S. ferruginea Hampson has similar facies
features but darker, and is probably the sister-species.
two Bornean specimens have been taken, both in dipterocarp forest on the lower
slopes of the limestone G. Api (250m, 270m) near the western end of the
Melinau Gorge, G. Mulu National Park.
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