TRIBE CISTHENINI
View Image Gallery of The Cisthenini

Scaptesyle mirabilis Hampson 
   
Scaptesyle mirabilis Hampson, 1900, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus., 2: 284.
   
Scaptesyle mirabilis Hampson; Holloway, 1976: 2.


Scaptesyle mirabilis
(x 1.73)


Diagnosis.
The forewing border is relatively narrow with a double indentation basally, the colour enclosed within it orange.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species is common on G. Kinabalu, flying by day. It occurs from 1500m to 1930m. Two specimens were taken on G. Api during the Mulu survey, at 1500m near the Pinnacles and on the summit at 1710m.

<<Back >>Forward <<Return to Contents page


Copyright Southdene Sdn. Bhd. All rights reserved.