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Psilochira lineata Walker
   
Lymantria lineata
Walker, 1855, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 4: 875.
   
Psilochira lineata nycthemera Toxopeus, 1948, Treubia, 19: 447.
   
Imaida sinuata Toxopeus, 1948, Treubia, 19: 449, syn. n.


Psilochira lineata


Diagnosis.
This species can be distinguished from the two other white species in the genus by the fine and entire, rather than diffuse and broken, distal fasciation on the forewing. The antemedial is straight rather than obtusely angled.

Geographical range. N.E. India; Malaysia, Sumatra, Java (ssp. nycthemera); Borneo (ssp. sinuata).

Habitat preference. Only old material from lowland localities has been seen.

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