Warren, 1894, Novit. zool. 1: 681.
Leech, 1915, Gross-Schmett. Erde 4: 306.
attenuata Warren, 1897, Novit. zool. 4: 240.
attenuata Warren; Holloway, 1976: 84.
species may be distinguished from its congeners and Dilophodes elegans Butler
by the strong discal spot and the more regular markings of the marginal and
submarginal bands of the hindwing. In the male the forewing is narrowed, with a
N.E. Himalaya, N. Vietnam, Luzon; Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (ssp. attenuata
G. Kinabalu it is infrequent, recorded at 1200m, 1620m and singly at 2600m.
Several specimens were taken at just below 1800m on G. Mulu, and singletons at
900m and 1500m on G. Api, and at 1618m on Bukit Retak. The species appears to be
larva is illustrated in Sugi (1987). It is stout, pale green, with numerous
prominent, pale edged, blue-black spots. The host-plant in Japan is Illicium (Illiciaceae).
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