Holocraspedon bilineata Hampson
Eugoa bilineata Hampson, 1901. Ann. Mag. nat.
Hist. (7), 8:185.
Nola lauta Swinhoe, 1903, Ann. Mag. nat.
Hist. (7,), 11: 502, syn.
of dark brown markings on the fawn forewing is distinctive, particularly in the
area distal to the postmedial where a series of streaks anteriorly gives way
posteriorly to an oblique line that runs to the dorsal angle.
two taxa brought into synonymy are identical in facies and male genitalia, both
of which conform to the general features of the genus. The aedeagus vesica has
an arc of about 20 moderate spines.
Thailand, N.E. Himalaya, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Sulawesi, Sumbawa.
species is uncommon in lowland forest but may be more frequent in wet heath (kerangas) forest. The highest records are from 600m on
G. Kinabalu and G. Trus
Ho (1980) record the larva (as Philenora
lauta) from Coffea (Rubiaceae),
but this, for reasons given in the Introduction (see Introduction), should be treated with caution; see also Meteugoa
obliquiata Hampson below.
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