Callopistria rivularis Walker, 1857, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 12:
xanthopera Hampson, 1908, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus., 7:545, syn. n.
cyclopis Hampson, 1908, Ibid. 7: 547, syn. n.
rivularis Walker; Holloway, 1976: 12.
taxa brought into synonymy above show minor differences in facies but have
identical male genitalia, with a distinctive feature of a strong cornutus in the
aedeagus vesica. The taxa xanthopera and cyclopis could be applied
at a subspecific level to S. Indian with Sri Lankan populations and Australasian
tropics east to Solomons.
taken on G. Kinabalu was mostly from a cultivated area with forest remnants at
1200 (Bundu Tuhan). A specimen has also been taken in lowland forest (300m) in
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