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Ecliptopera rectilinea Warren  
Ecliptopera rectilinea Warren, 1894, Novit. zool., 1: 679.
Ecliptopera rectilinea fortis Prout, 1932, Mem. Mus. Hist. nat. Belg., 4(6): 68.
Ecliptopera rectilinea impingens Prout, 1937, Novit. zool., 40: 182.
Ecliptopera rectilinea kanshinensis Prout, 1940, Gross-Schmett. Erde, 12: 306.
Ecliptopera rectilinea Warren; Holloway, 1976: 66.

Ecliptopera rectilinea

Diagnosis. The forewing facies is diagnostic with the large brown triangle at the centre of the costa, bounded basally by an oblique, multiple white bar running to the tornus.

Taxonomic notes. E. phaila Prout, from Christmas I. in the Indian Ocean, appears to be most closely related to rectilinea.

Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Taiwan (ssp. kanshinensis); Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo, Bali, Sumbawa (ssp. impingens); Sulawesi (ssp. fortis).

Habitat preference. This species occurs at lower altitudes than its Bornean congeners, in forested localities from the lowlands to 1200m, but is perhaps commonest in lower montane forest.

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