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.
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
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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