FAMILY NOTODONTIDAE
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Caschara Walker

 Caschara punctifera Walker  
   
Caschara punctifera Walker, 1862, J. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 6: 133; Kiriakoff, 1968: 236.


 Caschara punctifera

 Caschara punctifera

 Caschara punctifera



Diagnosis.
Distinctive features are the rather deep triangular forewings, the dorsum having a central process with an excavation distad as in the more elongate-winged Allata and Ginshachia species, the straight submarginal parallel to the margin, and the large reniform. The species is variable as illustrated, the uniformly beige form being predominant.

Geographical range. Borneo, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra.

Habitat preference. The species is frequent in lowland mixed dipterocarp forest up to the lower montane zone. It is rare on limestone and has not been recorded from kerangas (heath) forests.

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