(?) puncticollis Butler, 1877, Trans.
ent. Soc. London, 1877: 353.
puncticollis Butler; Holloway, 1976:
size and blackish patches at the forewing dorsum subtornally on a straw ground
colour combine to render this species unmistakable. There are blackish spots on
the thorax as in leucanioides. Comments on the placement of this species
are made in the generic account.
Geographical range. Borneo,
Java, Bali, Lombok.
Habitat preference. This
is a lower montane forest species, but it also occurs infrequently in lowland
forest and to as high as 1790m.
& Snellen (1904) reared the larva in Java. It is short, dark and very hairy.
It feeds on the same moss as Nishada flabrifera (see
Nishada flabrifera). The time
from formation of the cocoon to emergence of the adult was twelve days.
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