SUBFAMILY HADENINAE
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Callopistria thalpophiloides Walker comb. n.
Data thalpophiloides Walker, 1862, J. Linn. Soc. Lond. (Zool.), 6:192.
Thalpophila cuprea Moore, 1877,Proc. zool. Soc. Lond., 1877: 604.
Thalpophila delineata Moore, 1884, Lepid. Ceylon, 3: 25.
Data thalpophiloides major Warren, 1913, Gross-Schmett. Erde, 11: 156.


Callopistria thalpophiloides


Diagnosis.
Both this and the next species have rich dark brown forewings; the hindwings are bordered a similar colour but have the basal half dull yellow. The next species has the pale forewing markings more prominent and more clearly defined; the submarginal white flecks are much more extensive in callopistrioides; in thalpophiloides they are restricted to the anterior sixth of the wing.

Geographical range.
Indian Subregion, Sundaland, Philippines, Sulawesi, New Guinea (ssp. major Warren).

Habitat preference.
The two specimens taken during recent surveys are from upper montane forest on Bukit Retak (1618m), and at 300m in lowland forest at Ulu Temburong, Brunei.

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