Miscellaneous Genera I
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Cephena costata Moore
Cephena costata Moore, 1882, Descr. new Indian lepid. Insects Colln W.S. Atkinson W.S. Atkinson W.S. Atkinson: 196.
Cephena costata Moore; Holloway, 1976: 37.

Cephena costata

Diagnosis. See the generic description. The narrow fawn forewings with a strong subcostal streak, contrasting with the darker, more uniform hindwings, are distinctive in both this and the next species, but the silver component of the streak is more elongate and conspicuous in costata, and the angled darker bands across the basal two thirds are less conspicuous.

Geographical range. Himalaya, Taiwan, Thailand (VK), Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. Bornean material seen consists of a single female from 1930m on G. Kinabalu.

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