Prodenia reclusa Walker, 1862, J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zool.), 6:185.
insignifica Bethune-Baker, 1906, Novit. zool., 13: 201.
& West, 1929, Novit. zool., 35: 9.
reclusa Walker; Holloway, 1976: 14.
forewings are dark grey, crossed by slightly curved fasciae, the medial one
darkest but more diffuse. The hindwings are very pale brown, grading almost
white over the central area.
range. Sundaland eastwards to New Caledonia and Fiji.
preference. The species has been taken in open habitats from sea level to
larva has been found on Brassica (Cruciferae) (unpublished CIE records).
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