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Scopula adeptaria Walker  
Acidalia adeptaria Walker, 1861, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 22: 753.
Craspedia eximia Warren, 1898, Novit. zool., 5: 18.
Acidahia tenuipes Turner, 1914, Trans. Roy. Soc. S. Australia, 38: 246.
Ptychopoda tainanensis Wileman & South, 1917, Entomologist 50: 57.

Scopula adeptaria (x 1.16)

Diagnosis. This is the smallest Bornean species, with dark grey fasciae and suffusion on a white ground. The fasciae meet the forewing dorsum more or less at right-angles rather than obliquely. The male antennae are narrowly bipectinate.

Geographical range. Sri Lanka, India, Taiwan, Hainan, S. Burma, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Philippines, Sumba; N. Australia.

Habitat preference. Three females have been taken in Brunei, all from areas of coastal and secondary vegetation (Seria, Mumong), and the species was frequent in samples from cocoa plantations at Tuaran in 1997.

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