SUBFAMILY BLENINAE
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Blenina chlorophila Hampson
Blenina chlorophila Hampson, 1905, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (7), 16: 546.
Blenina chlorophila Hampson; Holloway, 1976: 21.

 


Blenina chlorophila


Diagnosis.
This is the largest of the trio referred to above, and has the underside markings very much more sharply defined. The hindwing medial fascia on the underside is truncated at two-thirds from the costa.

Geographical range. Sri Lanka, Assam, Taiwan, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo.

Habitat preference.
The occurrence is similarly wide ranging to that of lichenosa.

Biology. The larva has been recorded from Shorea (Dipterocarpaceae) (IIE and FRIM records; Robinson et al., 2001).

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