Bornean Geometridae of the subfamily Ennominae are described: 429
species in 125 genera and 14 tribes. For each species a diagnosis and the
geographical range are given and, where known, details of habitat
preference and biology. Summary lists are provided of the new taxa
described (3 tribes, 14 genera, 83 species and 5 subspecies) as well as of
numerous other taxonomic changes. A checklist of all species summarises
In an introductory section the family-group names applied within the
subfamily are listed and reviewed. A commentary on the higher
classification is presented, with reviews of the host- plant
specialisations, ecology and geography of the group.
In the main text all except three genera are assigned to tribes, and both
these tribes and their constituent genera are defined as far as possible
on the basis of apomorphic (derived) characters.
date : 1993
Ref: Southene Sdn Bhd (Company No. 92271-D)