SUBFAMILY HADENINAE
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Callopistria emiliusalis Walker  
Diethusa emiliusalis Walker, 1857, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 16: 206.
Eutelia consentana Walker, 1864, J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zool.), 7:68.
Lusia detegens Walker, 1864,Ibid. 7: 72.
Euxoa cabara Swinhoe, 1918, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (9), 2. 66, syn. n.; Syntype    labelled  'Padang, W. Sumatra' hereby designated LECTOTYPE. Of two paralectotypes, one is emiliusalis, the other Condica illecta Walker.


Callopistria emiliusalis
 


Diagnosis.
This and the next two species are large, dull brownish grey species lacking the submarginal white markings of most other Callopistria. C. emiliusalis has rather uniform forewings though sometimes with a blackish circular zone basally. There is an oblique, dark, diffuse bar medially in emiliusalis that in ventralis forms the basal boundary of a diagnostic dark brown triangular area bounded distally by the postmedial (which is straighter than in emiliusalis) and containing a distinctive white streak that occurs only as a faintly paler dot in emiliusalis. The male genitalia of all three species are very similar; the valves in emiliusalis are apically slightly broader, squarer.

Geographical range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra.

Habitat preference. Most material is from disturbed or open habitats.

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