Trygodes ferrifera Moore,
1888, Descr. new Indian lepid. Insects Colln Atkinson, p. 255.
Iridoplecta ferrifera Moore;
Holloway, 1976: 75.
Diagnosis. See generic description. The facies is not easily confused with that of
any other species.
Taxonomic notes. Minor differences in the relative sizes of the aedeagus cornuti have
been noted, but material available from each locality is too limited to indicate
whether these have a geographical basis.
Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Borneo, Sumatra, Java, Bali.
Habitat preference. Bornean material is all from G. Kinabalu. The two
specimens with altitude data are from 1050m and 1930m (latter in USNM). Material
from other parts of Sundaland is also from montane localities.
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