Antheraea korintjiana Bouvier
Antheraea roylii korintjiana Bouvier, 1928, Bull. Hill Mus. Witley,
2: 122, 135.
Antheraea pernyi korintjiana Bouvier; Allen, 1981: 118.
Antheraea roylei korintjiana Bouvier; Lampe, 1985: 13.
Diagnosis. The male is uniform medium grey with faint dark
submarginals that are edged thinly and brokenly with white distally.
Taxonomic notes. W. Nassig (pers. comm.) has suggested from a
study of early stages that there are two taxa of the roylei / pernyi
group in Sumatra, one of which is korintjiana. It is perhaps better
therefore to refer the Bornean specimens to this taxon alone until the
situation in Sumatra can be resolved.
Geographical range. Sumatra, Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia.
Habitat preference. The single Bornean male was taken at 1790m on
Gunong Mulu, Sarawak, in upper montane forest. The species is montane also
in Sumatra and Peninsular Malaysia.
Biology. Arora & Gupta (1979) recorded the following host-plants
for the related roylei Moore: Betula (Betulaceae); Cyperus
Daphniphyllum (Daphniphyllaceae); Quercus (Fagaceae); Malus, Prunus, Pyrus
(Rosaceae); Euodia (Rutaceae).
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