Type species: terminalis
The type species
of this genus has yellow and black wings, the forewing with several bands and
the hindwing with a black border. The male genitalia have the costa strongly
arched, the valve apex rounded, with the saccular spine adjacent to this apex,
separated from it by a small, square
excavation. There is a distally directed triangular process in the centre of the
valve. The aedeagus vesica has three clusters of spines on moderate diverticula.
The facies and male genitalic features are similar to those of Asura
Walker (see Asura Walker). The female has the ductus and basal part of the bursa
sclerotised, with a scobinate signum in the distal part of the latter. The
ovipositor lobes are rather rounded. The larvae feed on lichens (Common, 1990)..
The facies and,
in one case, the genitalia of the two Bornean species included by Hampson (see
"Eutane" nivea Hampson, "Eutane"
alba Hampson) indicate they are unrelated to the type species as indicated below, but
no better placement could be discovered.
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