SUBFAMILY ARCTIINAE
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Spilosoma vandepolli Rothschild 
   
Diacrisia vandepolli Rothschild, 1910, Novit. zool. 17: 155.


Spilosoma vandepolli (Sumatra)


Spilosoma vandepolli


Diagnosis.
This is a markedly sexually dimorphic species with fawn antennae, and brownish forewings that contrast with bright yellow hindwings. The hind-wings are much darker in the smaller male but both sexes have almost entire rows of spots on the curved postmedial and antemedial fasciae.

Taxonomic notes. The single Bornean female shows abnormally extensive development of the hindwing marginal spots (typically as in the Sumatran male illustrated), and also distinctive clouding of the forewing margin.

Geographical range. Sundaland.

Habitat preference. The single Bornean specimen was taken in lowland rain forest at Ulu Temburong, Brunei.

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