FAMILY NOTODONTIDAE
View Image Gallery of Family Notodontidae

 Porsica albescens Gaede  
    Gargetta albescens
Gaede, 1930: 616.
    Porsica albescens Gaede: Kiriakoff 1968: 26.


Porsica albescens


Diagnosis.
The forewings are similar to those of benderi and punctifascia but are distinguished by paler greyish patches on the forewing subapically and basal to the antemedial; the pale surround to the reniform is also greyish.

Geographical range. Borneo, Sumatra, Java.

Habitat preference. All three Bornean specimens seen were from mixed dipterocarp forest in the Temburong locality mentioned above.

<<Back >>Forward <<Return to Contents page


Copyright Southdene Sdn. Bhd. All rights reserved.