Hipparchus xeromeris Prout,
1932, Gross-Schmett. Erde 12: 76.
Neohipparchus xeromeris Prout;
Holloway, 1976: 61.
forewings are triangular, the hindwings slightly angled. The ground colour is a
deep emerald green, suffused slightly bluish in the forewing discal area.
Irregular black and white speckling and blotching occurs subbasally, on the
discal spots and submarginally, particularly towards the forewing dorsum and
near the costal angle of the hindwing. On the underside the forewing is similar,
but the hindwing is white with, over the anterior half, a broad black border.
(1992, Bull. Soc. ent. Mulhouse, 1992: 61) described C. devecisi comb.
n. [Geometra] from Peninsular Malaysia with straighter margins to
the wings, more brown on the underside and significantly different male
genitalia: crossed octavals, a shorter uncus, recurved valves and a lateral
process to the aedeagus.
Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo.
is a rare species of montane forest, recorded from G. Kinabalu (1620m), G. Mulu
(1980m) and Bukit Retak (1618m). However, one specimen was taken at 300m in the
hill dipterocarp forest of Ulu Temburong, Brunei.
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