Oxymacaria temeraria Swinhoe
1891, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond., 1891: 492.
temeraria ab. fumosa Warren,
1896, Novit. zool. 3: 320.
temeraria cruda Prout,
1935, Novit. zool. 39: 237.
Holloway, 1976: 78.
Diagnosis. This is a variegated greyish brown species with a
white ground colour that is most prominent in the almost linear submarginals to
both wings. O. penumbrata Warren comb. n., from the Himalaya, is similar,
but has the forewing postmedial and submarginal broadly darkened at the costa.
Geographical range. Indian
Region, W. China, Taiwan, Japan, Borneo, Java.
Habitat preference. Three
specimens have been taken on G. Kinabalu, one at 1200m and two at 1500m.
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