dyakaria Walker comb. n.
Eucrostis dyakaria Walker,
1861, List Specimens lepid. Insects Colln. Br. Mus., 22: 567.
Comostola albifimbria Warren,
1896, Novit. zool. 3:105, syn. n.
Comostola meritaria Walker
sensu Holloway, 1976, fig. 433.
Diagnosis. This species is a bright
green version of C. laesaria and allies, with much smaller, punctate
discal spots and faintly paler green, rather than red and white, fasciae that
are crenulate and entire rather than broken, irregular.
Taxonomic notes. The
male genitalia of dyakaria from Borneo and albifimbria from the
Himalaya are indistinguishable, but C. simplex Warren comb. n.
from Java is distinct, having a single, more basal saccular spine and no
swelling in the sacculus itself.
Geographical range. Borneo,
Philippines, Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia, N.E. Himalaya.
Habitat preference. Several
specimens were taken at 1000m in lower montane forest on G. Mulu.
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