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Tortricosia excisa Hampson 
   
Tortricosia excisa Hampson, 1900, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus., 2: 291.


Tortricosia excisa
(x 1.73)

Fig.4h: Tortricosia excisa Hampson


Diagnosis.
The wing shape is characteristic, though the general appearance is somewhat similar to that of the much smaller Utriculofera fuscapex , where males have distinctive structures at the base of the antenna. The ground colour of the forewing varies from paleish grey to brown, but the hindwings are usually darker.

Geographical range. S. Burma, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species is frequently encountered in lowland forest, including heath forest and disturbed areas.

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