uniformis Holloway, 1979: 502.
See the previous species.
range. Indian Subregion, Sundaland and east to Queensland and Vanuatu.
preference. Three specimens have been recorded from the Danum Valley area
of Sabah, two in primary forest at 100-150m near the Field Centre and one at
900m in stunted hill forest on Bukit Monkobo.
Bell described the larva of a species he attributed to L.
but it was probably uniformis, as Holloway (1979) typified this species on a long
series of Bell material.
larva was stated to be ophiusine in shape, with prominent, conical subdorsal
tubercles on A8. The prolegs on A3 are very small, those on A4 half size. The
head is relatively small, green to yellowish green or yellow, with marbling of
rufous brown or blackish laterally. The body is green, variably mottled with
brownish green, concentrated to some extent in longitudinal dotted lines and
bands. The setae arise from white spots. The tubercles of A8 are various shades
of rose, orange and yellow. The ventral surface is whitish with a central green
band, with black patches between the prolegs of A3 and A4.
larvae lie full stretched along leaf and ribs, eating tender young leaves or
leaflets. Motion is by marked looping, and the larva falls to the ground on
disturbance. Pupation is in the shrub or on the tree in a cell of leaves,
leaflets or detritus drawn together and lined with silk. The pupa has a well
developed bluish-white, powdery bloom.
plants noted were Moullava (as Wagatea)
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