“Lyclene” asaphes Hampson
asaphes Hampson, 1900, Cat. Lepid.
Phalaenae Br. Mus., 2: 451.
forewing has simpler, broader fasciation in paler grey than other Lyclene, and
the hindwings are paler yellow than the forewings.
Taxonomic note. The
male genitalia have a valve of uniform thickness, rather than being thicker
along the costa and sacculus. The apex is produced dorsally and ventrally,
obliquely excavate in between. The aedeagus vesica is broader than long with
general scobination except on one side where there are a few short, triangular
cornuti. The female has a bong ductus with a pyriform, evenly and finely
scobinate bursa. As with synestramena, placement in Lyclene is
Geographical range. Peninsular
Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo, Java (van Eecke, 1930).
Habitat preference. The
species is uncommon in lowland dipterocarp forest up to about 600m.
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