TRIBE LYMANTRIINI
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Dura amianta Collenette 
   
Dura amianta Collenette, 1932, Novit. zool., 38: 100.
   
Dura eucraera
Collenette, 1949, Entomologist, 82: 173.
   
Dura eucraera
Collenette; Holloway, 1976: 50.


Dura amianta
 


Diagnosis.
The ground colour is pure white, the forewing with delicate, faint fawn fasciation of the Lymantria type. It can be distinguished from the next species mainly on size (males are 17-18mm) and genitalic characters as discussed below.

Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Bali, Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species is frequent. Most records are from lowland forest, but one male has been taken at 1620m on G. Kinabalu.

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