TRIBE LITHOSIINI
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Mantala tineoides Walker
   
Mantala tineoides Walker, 1862, J. Linn. Soc. (Zool.), 6:109.


 Mantala tineoides (x 1.32)

Fig 1f: Mantala tineoides Walker


Diagnosis.
The conspicuous, pale rufous buff scale patch of the male forewing is diagnostic. Both sexes have rather oval forewings that are buff, crossed by diffuse, darker brown fasciae medially and submarginally.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. Records were infrequent in lowland and lower montane forest to 1000m during the Mulu survey. The species was originally taken in Sarawak by A.R. Wallace, and there is material from S.E. Borneo and Pulo Laut.

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