trifasciata Snellen stat. rev.
trifasciata Snellen, 1880, in
Veth, Midden-Sumatra 4(2): 37.
species could be confused with trifascia but has browner hindwings, a
more angled basal edge to the dorsal component of the postmedial
‘hour-glass’, and a more linear, unbroken submarginal.
Taxonomic note. The
taxon trifasciata Moore (praeocc.), replaced by trifasciella Strand,
represents a good species from Sri Lanka. It had been placed as a synonym of bipunctata
by Hampson (1900).
Geographical range. Sumatra,
Habitat preference. The
species has been taken infrequently in a wide range of lowland forest types,
including heath forest and regenerating alluvial forest. It has not been
recorded at altitudes above 300m.
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