Hampson comb. n.
Carea xanthia Hampson, 1902, J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc., 14: 213.
Pseudelydna xanthia ab.
Strand, 1917, Arch. Naturgesch., 82 (A1): 90.
Gaede, 1937, Gross-Schmett. Erde, 11: 426.
Pseudelydna xanthia Hampson; Kobes, 1997: 145.
Diagnosis. This bright yellow species cannot be confused with any other.
Taxonomic note. This species is misplaced in Aiteta, to which
Pseudelydna is sunk on p. 99. Kobes (1997) associated the species with
Xenochroa but not in formal combination. The structure of the male and
female abdomens supports such a placement, though the tymbal organs are not as
Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Singapore, Sumatra, Borneo, Palawan (ZMUC).
Habitat preference. The moth is found in lowland forest but is uncommon.
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