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Ornithospila lineata Moore  
Geometra lineata Moore, 1872, Proc. zool. Soc. Lond.,1872: 580.

Ornithospila lineata

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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