fulvihamata Hampson comb. n.
Epiplema fulvihamata Hampson,
1912, J. Bombay nat. Hist. Soc., 21:1243.
Diagnosis. This is a dark grey species, marked with black. The forewing fasciae are
angular, the submarginal mark narrow. The hindwing has a band interior to the
postmedial, dorsal to its angle, lined black, but with a paler zone exterior to
it; there are white flecks submarginally between the tails.
Taxonomic notes. In facies this species is quite similar to D. bellissima Warren
comb. n. (Peninsular Malaysia), but this has much shorter, broader male
genitalia with a bundle of cornuti in the stouter aedeagus. The signum in the
female is unusual, resembling that of Monobolodes Warren species (Monobolodes
Geographical range. Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Ryukyu Is., Borneo.
Habitat preference. The species is rare, only recorded from lowland
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