Tampea reversa Walker
1862, J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 6:105.
1898, Tijdschr. Ent., 40: 226.
(Java) (x 1.63)
Fig.10f: Tampea reversa Walker
generic description. Males are entirely pale orange-yellow. Females have a
deeper forewing colour and a grey hindwing with yellow fringes; below, both
wings are grey with yellow margins. The radial sector branching system of the
forewing is diagnostic in the genus and in comparison to Eilema
species with similar male coloration.
only Bornean specimens seen are the type of reversa,
collected by A.R. Wallace in Sarawak, most probably in the lowlands, and a
female from 1000m (lower montane forest; slide 2685) on G. Mulu.
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