Hypsa chloropyga Walker, 1854, List Specimens lepid. Insects
Colln Br. Mus., 2: 455.
Hypsa analis Walker, 1856, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln.
Br. Mus., 7:1677.
Agape cyanopyga Felder, 1875, In Felder & Rogenhofer, Reise
Ost. Fregatte Novara, p1.
Agape chloropyga var. snelleni Gaede, 1914, Ent.
Rundschau., 31: 74.
Agape chloropyga Walker; Holloway, 1976: 5,1979: 391.
Diagnosis. The general appearance of this bright yellow moth, as described in the
generic account, is unmistakable.
Taxonomic notes. In Sundanian material the valve of the male genitalia broadens more over
the distal half than it does in typical Australasian populations.
Geographical range. Sundaland, Moluccas, New Guinea, Queensland.
Habitat preference. This is primarily a lowland species but has been
taken at 1200m on G. Kinabalu.
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