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Lymantria sublunata Rothschild 
   
Dasychira sublunata Rothschild, 1920, J. fed. Malay St. Mus., 8 (3): 132.


Lymantria sublunata


Lymantria sublunata


Diagnosis.
This is a much darker species than the other named ones, with (seen more clearly in females) the forewing chevron broken into three elements and with the antemedial more obscure, distally convex, its general line meeting the dorsum obliquely. The valves are slender as in sarantuja and the next species, but incurved. The juxta is usually broader, bilobed distally.

Geographical range. Sumatra, Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species is frequent in lowland forest, including heath and swamp forest types.

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