fusipennana Walker, 1863, List
Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus., 28: 431.
fusipennana Walker; Kirby, 1892, Synonymic
Cat. lepid. Heterocera 1 (1): 365.
Omiosia fusipennana Walker
(costal and radial sectors of
the generic description; the unusual shape to the wings and the black patch on
the grey forewing are diagnostic.
Taxonomic note. This
species is misspelt ‘fuscipennana’ in Hampson (1900) and Watson,
Fletcher & Nye (1980).
Habitat preference. This
is a rare species of lowland forest, all three specimens taken during the Mulu
survey being at 150m or below. The holotype was taken by A.R. Wallace in
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