Geometra lineata Moore, 1872, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond.,1872:
Diagnosis. This and the next species are larger than the previous six, with
the transverse fasciae pale, straight. In lineata these fasciae are
yellow, and there is a marginal suffusion of the same colour. The hindwing
margin is more strongly angled than in congeners and bears a diagnostic black
patch. The marginal cilia are reddish.
Geographical range. Sri Lanka, N.E. Himalaya, Vietnam, Burma, Borneo, Sumatra.
Habitat preference. Though rare, the two recent records have been from a similar wide
range of altitude as congeners: in upper montane forest at 1790m on G. Mulu; in
regenerating alluvial forest at 50m near Long Melinau.
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