SUBFAMILY HADENINAE
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Callopistria guttulalis Hampson
Callopistria guttulalis
Hampson, 1906, Fauna British India, Moths, 4: 511.


Callopistria guttulalis


Diagnosis.
This is a small, pinkish grey species with a large subbasal pale blotch on the forewing costa; the reniform and orbicular are not strongly modified; the postmedial is irregular, a fine pale line bordered narrowly with dark and then more broadly with pale grey on either side, and is finely zig - zag at the dorsum. The male genitalia are relatively unmodified as in pulchrilinea but the valve is shorter, narrowly triangular over the apical half.

Geographical range. Indian Subregion, Taiwan, Philippines, Borneo.

Habitat preference.
A single specimen was taken at 900m in lower montane forest on the limestone G. Api, Sarawak.

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