Harpyia microsticta Swinhoe
1892 [November], Cat. Eastern & Australian Lepid. Het. in Colln
Univ. Mus. 1: 302.
1892 , Fauna British India, Moths 1: 157.
Kiriakoff, 1968: 225.
Diagnosis. The forewings are satiny white with a yellowish tint,
faint grey fasciation and a prominent black triangle on the costa at one third,
rendering this species unmistakable.
Taxonomic note. Watson, Fletcher & Nye (1980:83) established that Harpyia Ochsenheimer
was a senior synonym of Hybocampa Lederer.
Geographical range. N. E. Himalaya to S. China and Taiwan and Sundaland.
Habitat preference. Three Bornean specimens have been seen, two from
upper montane forest, at 1200 m on G. Api and 1618 m on Bukit Retak. The third
specimen is from Samarinda, a lowland locality in Kalimantan. Other specimens
from elsewhere in Sundaland in the BMNH are predominantly from montane
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