The Eugoa Walker group of genera
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Eugoa basipuncta Hampson stat. rev. 
   
Padenia basipuncta Hampson, 1891, Illust. typical Specimens lepid. Heterocera Colln Br.
       Mus.,
8: 49.
   
Fugoa bipunctata formosicola Matsumura, 1927, J. Coll. Agric. Hokkaido Imp. Univ., 19 (1):
       62, ?syn.n.


Eugoa basipuncta
(x 1.56)


Diagnosis.
The forewing fasciae are more transverse than in bipunctata and are broader, diffusing away paler distad. The hindwings are pale grey. The next species is also similar but has more oblique fasciae. Only females are known, and the ductus and bursa are extremely broad, the lamella postvaginalis a squarish plate with spines at each of the two distal corners.

Taxonomic note. This species had been placed as a synonym of bipunctata by Hampson (1900) but is distinct. The taxon formosicola Matsumura may be referable to basipuncta.

Geographical range. S. India, Java, Borneo, ?Taiwan (formosicola).

Habitat preference. The only Bornean specimen seen is from Sandakan in Sabah.

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