Arbasera candida Walker, 1865, List lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 32:638.
Chinophlebia sericea Hampson, 1893, Illustr. typical Specimens Lepid. Het. Br. Mus., 9:21.
The male has
the forewing costa concave, and the apex is much squarer than in the other
species. Neither sex has black dots on the wing margins, but reference to
genitalic characters is probably advisable for reliable identification. The
valves are short and apically rounded.
record of this species from New Caledonia by Holloway (1979) was probably a
misidentification of the externally somewhat similar Australian species verticata
Warren, where the valve apex is more oblique.
tropics east to Fiji.
single male from Sipitang, Sabah, has been seen.
has been reared in the Solomons from Hibiscus tiliaceus by M. Bigger.
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