Lacida biplagata Heylaerts
1892, Annls Soc. ent. Belg., 36: 10.
1895, Trans. ent. Soc. London, 1895: 12.
1918, Gross-Schmett. Erde., 10: 352.
Diagnosis. The grey facies with black marginal marks on the forewing is diagnostic.
There is some sexual dimorphism, the male having more variegated forewings and
being a distinctly paler grey basal to the angled antemedial and in the region
of the tornal angle.
Geographical range. Sundaland, N.E. Himalaya.
Habitat preference. The species is uncommon in Borneo. Two females in
recent surveys were from 500m on G. Mulu in dipterocarp forest and from 1200m on
G. Kinabalu in an area (Bundu Tuhan) with both forest fragments and cultivation.
There is an older specimen from Kuching.
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