Acidalia phoenicoptera Hampson,
1896, Fauna. Br. India, Moths, 4: 562.
Sterrha phoenicoptera tuita Prout,
1938, Gross-Schmett. Erde, 12: 234.
Diagnosis. The fasciae are browner tints of purple and yellow than in the other two
species, the yellow fasciae almost as broad as the darker ones. The male
hindwing anal angle is very strongly produced.
Geographical range. Sri Lanka, India; Peninsular Malaysia, Java, Borneo (ssp.
Habitat preference. A long series has been taken on G. Santubong in
northern Sarawak near Kuching, at elevations of 100m and 300m. Single specimens
from lower montane forest on limestone at 900m on G. Api, and from stunted hill
forest at 1200m on Bukit Monkobo, Sabah, are the only ones seen from montane
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