lala Swinhoe, 1900, Cat. east and Aust. Lepid. Heterocera
Colln Oxf. Univ. Mus., 2: 189.
The species is somewhat similar to mniomera in appearance, but the postmedials are straighter,
more definitely double, and the forewing is bisected longitudinally by a much
broader dark brown streak. There is more of a pinkish suffusion, particularly on
note. The species was treated as distinct from T.
by Barlow (1982), followed by Poole (1989). The taxa sondaicus
(Java, Sulawesi), albidalis Walker (Seram) and olivacea Pagenstecher
(Ambon), currently placed as synonyms of the Indian T.
together with T.
(Sulawesi, Philippines) need investigation.
Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Thailand.
preference.The species has been taken infrequently in various lowland
dipterocarp forest types at elevations up to 300m.
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