1857, List
Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 13: 1003.
The species resembles those in Rusicada to some extent in its brick-red forewing colour, but
the forewing costa is not angled, and the posterior of the reniform and all the
orbicular are conspicuously and diagnostically white.
note. The features of the male and female genitalia are very similar
to those of scitipennis, despite the difference in facies, so guttanivis
also combined with Cosmophila.
range. Indian Subregion, Thailand, Sundaland.
preference. The species has not been taken in recent surveys, but older
material has been seen from the lowlands of Kalimantan inland from Pontianak.
The adult is known as a fruit piercer in Thailand (Bänziger, 1982; Kuroko &
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