1900, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus., 2:
and taxonomic note. Only
females are known. The species is predominantly satiny white, the forewings with
brown to black fringes at least over the anterior half of the distal margin, and
dots of similar colour on the distal half of the wing. Much of the head and part
of the legs are medium brown. The genitalia have the ductus broad as in trimacula,
but the ostium is not flanked by rugosities, the bursa is more spherical and
has irregular bands of spines basally rather than a more compact fan.
older specimens seen consist of the holotype collected from Sarawak by A.R.
Wallace, one from Kuching, and one collected by Doherty in S.E. Borneo. The
species has been taken twice in recent surveys: at about 600m in disturbed
primary forest at Poring, Sabah; in secondary vegetation at 3m near Anduki in
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