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Scopula leucopis Prout
Scopula leucopis Prout, 1926, Sarawak Mus. J. 3: 221.
Scopula leucopis Prout; Holloway, 1976: 65.

Scopula leucopis
(x 1.16)

Diagnosis. Both this and the next species are large, whitish species, the wings fasciated with fawn and lightly flecked with black scales. The postmedial has black flecks on the veins, and black spots at the margin in the spaces are also conspicuous. The black scaling is coarser in quadratisparsa Holloway and the black hindwing discal dot is larger, squarish. The genitalia of quadratisparsa have the socii narrower, longer, more parallel and the cerata of the eighth sternite are distinctly more unequal in length.

Geographical range. Borneo.

Habitat preference. The species was described from G. Murud in Sarawak, but has since been taken on G. Kinabalu (1620m and three specimens from 1930m).

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