megerata Collenette comb.n
Euproctis megerata Collenette, 1935, J. Fed Malay St. Mus,
Diagnosis and taxonomic note. The wings are pale yellow, the forewing with
blackish linear markings. In addition to the fasciae typical of the genus
(though straighter with reduced curvature), there is a series of black
rectangles and triangles in the spaces distal to the postmedial and basal to the
antemedial, separated by ground colour along the veins. The male genitalia also
have the generic features.
Geographical range. Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.
Habitat preference. Two specimens were taken at 900m (lower montane forest) on the
limestone G. Api.
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