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Calliteara angulata Hampson
   
Dasychira angulata Hampson, 1895, Trans. ent. Soc. London, 1895: 292.
   
Dasychira angulata Hampson; Holloway, 1976: 51.


Calliteara angulata


Diagnosis.
The angled forewing margin, pale cream ground colour and prominent rows of marginal dark brown dots are distinctive. Other fasciation and marking, apart from the discal lunules, is faint.

Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, S.E. Asia, Sundaland, Sulawesi, Seram, New Guinea.

Habitat preference. C. angulata is mostly found in lowland forest, but occurs less frequently to as high as 1930m.

Biology. The larva has been recorded (unpublished FRIM records) from Castanopsis (Fagaceae).

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