TRIBE CATOCALINI
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Catocala macula Hampson
Audea macula
Hampson, 1891, Illust. typical Specimens lepid. Heterocera Colln Br. Mus., 8: 84.
Ulothrichopus macula reducta Prout, 1922, Bull. Hill Mus. Witley, 1: 223.
Ulotrichopus macula Hampson; Holloway, 1976: 28; Kobes, 1985: 24.


Catocala macula


Diagnosis. The facies is unmistakable, the cryptic grey forewings having a bark-like pattern as in the temperate Catocala, but with pale yellow flash coloration on the hindwings, broken by a dark, dull, blackish brown border and discal patch.

Geographical range. Indian Subregion, Taiwan, Thailand (VK), Sundaland; Sulawesi, Seram (ssp. reducta).

Habitat preference. The species is rare, montane, recorded twice in recent surveys at 1930m on G. Kinabalu and at 1500m on G. Api.

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