Lagyra aquilaria Walker, 1862, List Specimens lepid. Insects
Colln Br. Mus., 26: 1485.
Hyposidra albipunctata Warren,
1893, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond., 27: 398.
Hyposidra kala Swinhoe, 1893, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (6), 12:
Hyposidra davidaria Poujade,
1895, Bull. Mus. nat. Hist. Paris, 1: 55.
Diagnosis. The wings are a uniform dark grey with an olive green tinge. There are
scattered cream striae and a weak, punctate cream postmedial on the forewing. On
the hindwing, cream markings are most intense along the dorsum, with a prominent
band at the postmedial. The female is larger with a strongly but narrowly
falcate apex to the forewing.
Geographical range. W., S. and E. China, N.E. Himalaya, Sumatra,
Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo.
Habitat preference. H. aquilaria is a rare species of lowland forest: only three
specimens were taken during the Mulu survey.
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