eriophora Guenée, 1852, Hist. Nat. Insectes, Spec. gén. Lépid.
Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 14: 1383.
Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 14: 1511.
 1864, J.
Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 7: 178.
eriophora Guenée; Holloway, 1976: 33.
See the previous species. There is more sexual dimorphism in eriophora,
males having the forewing submarginal zone continuously and broadly darkened,
whereas darkening is restricted to the apical area in the somewhat browner
females (but is still broader than in pertendens). The male has the forewing reniform
large, darkened, curved, sausage-like, whereas it is obscure in the female.
range. Oriental tropics to Philippines and Sulawesi.
preference. Records have been infrequent in recent surveys but range from
the lowlands to 2600m; the species is slightly commoner at higher altitudes.
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