?Thalera subtractata Walker,
1863, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln. Br. Mus., 26: 1753.
Jodis subtractata accumulata Prout,
1937, Novit zool., 40:181.
Diagnosis. This is a small, variegated species with diffuse dark emerald green
markings and striae on a whitish ground. The markings are more irregular than in
other similarly variegated species in Maxates. See
Jodis spumifera Walker stat. rev.
and Jodis rectisecta
Herbulot. All three have the untidy type of bipectinate antennae.
Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Hainan, Burma, Andamans, Sundaland.
Habitat preference. Most material seen is from lowland forest, with some preference for
heath and swamp forest types. The highest record was from 1000m on G. Mulu.
Biology. Yunus & Ho (1980) and Kuroko & Lewvanich (1993) recorded
the larva from Eugenia (Myrtaceae), and Dimocarpus and Nephehium
(Sapindaceae). The latter authors noted it as a flower feeder.
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