flavirubra Warren comb. rev.
Perixera flavirubra Warren,
1896, Novit. zool., 3: 375.
Perixera transversata Warren,
1897, Ibid., 4: 58.
Perixera flavareata Warren,
1897, Ibid., 4: 215.
Anisodes flavirubra hyperpheres Prout,
1938, Gross-Schmett. Erde, 12: 181.
Diagnosis. The wings are a warm pinkish red, the forewings usually with irregular
and diffuse orange blotches. Most, but not all, specimens have the medials and
sections of the postmedials finely delineated with black, with a black streak
along vein M3.
Taxonomic notes. There are coremata on the male fourth sternite and basal to the
genitalia. The hind-tibia is short with a scale tuft. The valves are strongly
divided. The species typifies Eremocentra.
Geographical range. Queensland, New Guinea, Bismarcks; Sulawesi (ssp. hyperpheres);
Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo (ssp. flavareata).
Habitat preference. Only two specimens from Borneo have been located, one
from 1618m on Bukit Retak in Brunei and the other (in colln. Herbulot) from
1150m on G. Emas in Sabah.
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