Comostola cedilla Prout, 1917, Novit. Zool. 24: 304.
Diagnosis. This and the next species are very similar in their strong green
facies and red and white beading to the wings. C. cedilla is a brighter
green with the tornal process into the medial area from the beading more
digitate, less triangular, with the white part less clouded centrally with red.
The costal process from the beading is also more digitate. The male genitalia
Geographical range. New Guinea, Queensland, S. Moluccas, Sulawesi, Philippines, Borneo,
Sumatra, Peninsular Malaysia.
Habitat preference. The species is rare, all four recent specimens being from primary
forest in the lowlands.
to Contents page