TRIBE NUDARIINI
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Caulocera xantholopha Hampson 
   
Caulocera xantholopha Hampson, 1900, Cat. Lepid. Phalaenae Br. Mus., 2: 529.


Fig.5a: Caulocera xantholopha Hampson, drawing of wing from Hampson (1900)

Fig.5g: Caulocera xantholopha Hampson, photograph from Hampson (1900)

Fig.5c: Caulocera xantholopha Hampson, drawing of wing from Hampson (1900)


Diagnosis.
See the generic description and Figs 5a-c. The forewing costa is strongly bowed towards the base and tinged more strongly with brown at that point. The rest of the forewing is variegated with pale brown with an obtusely angled white fascia in the postmedial area. A pale yellowish brush of scales emerges from under the dorsum of the forewing, and the dorsum of the hindwing is folded upwards. The forewing tornus is slightly yellowed, and the scales at the tornal margin are more robust and elongate. The specimen is exceedingly fragile and barely attached to its pin, so dissection has not been attempted.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. Only the holotype male is known, from Pulo Laut, a low-lying island at the south-east of Borneo.

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