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Eugoa bipuncta Heylaerts  
Paidia bipuncta Heylaerts, 1891, Annls Soc. ent. Belg., 35: 414.
Lectotype implicitly designated by Hampson, 1900, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus., 2: 547.
Eugoa bipunctata heylaertsi Seitz, 1914, Gross-Schmett. Erde, 10: 121, replacement name for
       bipunctata Heylaerts (sic; praeocc.).

Eugoa bipuncta
(x 1.56)

This is a much smaller species than the previous two. The forewing discal spot is relatively more basal, the postmedial straighter and almost transverse, with very much less dark brown suffusion in the half of the wing basal to it.

Taxonomic note. There appears to have been considerable nomenclatural confusion in the literature between this species and bipunctata, as illustrated by creation of the unjustified replacement name heylaertsi for ‘bipunctata’ Heylaerts, with bipuncta Heylaerts being treated as a good species on the following page.

Geographical range. Sundaland, Sulawesi, Lesser Sundas.

Habitat preference. Three specimens have been taken in an area of disturbed lowland forest at 600m at Poring on the eastern slopes of G. Kinabalu. A few older specimens were taken at Tenom in the lowlands of Sabah.

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