Phalera sundana Holloway, 1982a: 201.
Diagnosis. See Phalera grotei Moore.
Geographical range. Sundaland, including Bali, Mindanao.
Habitat preference. Common in lowland rain forest of most types; in the
Mulu survey it was found to be most abundant in alluvial forest and kerangas.
Biology. In Borneo the species has been found to enter light-traps more often in
the second half of the night.
Semper (1896-1902) illustrated a larva attributed to Phalera raya Moore
but which probably belongs to either sundana or surigaona Schaus
(endemic Philippine species of the grotei group). It is hairy, pale
greyish above, yellow below, with a deep red lateral band separating the two
colours; the bases of the legs are black.
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