Barsine lineatus Walker
lineatus Walker, 1855, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln Br. Mus.,3:760.
calligenioides Snellen, 1879, Tijdschr.
Ent., 22: 87.
Diagnosis and taxonomic note. See
the previous species. The forewing fasciation and the broad blackish border to
the hindwing are diagnostic. The male abdomen has features in common with crustata,
such as narrow, flimsy coremata on the eighth sternite and tapering valve
apices. In lineatus the valve apex is more complex, with a subapical
angle and two more basal marginal spurs. The aedeagus vesica has four large,
appressed quadrate spines like molar teeth. There are minor differences in the
genitalia of the Sulawesi subspecies (Roepke, 1946b).
Geographical range. Sundaland,
Philippines; Sulawesi (ssp. calligenioides).
Habitat preference. The
species is infrequent in lowland forest up to 600m.
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