Acidalia egenaria Walker, 1861, List Specimens lepid. Insects
Colln Br. Mus., 23: 760.
Diagnosis. The broad purple grey and red bands on the wings, that of the hindwing
broader, are diagnostic. See I. violacea above.
Taxonomic notes. The facies is very similar to that of I. gemmataria Hampson (Sri
Lanka), but the genitalia of the latter, though sharing the acute saccus, have
shorter valves and a shorter, broader, less rod-like cornutus in the aedeagus
vesica. The second sternite is unmodified.
Geographical range. Borneo, Taiwan, Peninsular Malaysia (FRIM colln),
Philippines, Sulawesi, Seram.
Habitat preference. The only specimen taken in recent surveys was from
disturbed lowland forest near water tanks by the Sungei Burong, Lamunin, Brunei.
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