Eugoa tineoides Walker
tineoides Walker, 1862, J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 6:115.
species has medium to dark brown forewings that are slightly variegated
longitudinally. There is a small discal dot, and a faintly darker, fine, angled
postmedial. The male antennae are ciliate. The head and patagia are a
creamy-white colour as in indeclaratana and uniformis, but the
male is distinguished by spots of the same colour at the base and centrally at
one-third on the forewing; these are obscure in the female. The genitalia have
valves with a ventrally falcate cucullus. The aedeagus vesica lacks cornuti.
Habitat preference. The
holotype, a female, was taken by A.R. Wallace in Sarawak, probably in the
lowlands. The only other specimen, a male, is from an area of disturbed lowland
forest near Labi in Brunei.
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