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Lomographa sectinota Hampson comb. n.
Tasta sectinota Hampson, 1895. Fauna Brit. India, Moths, 3:154.
Tasta sectinota Hampson; Holloway, 1982: 252.

Lomographa sectinota

This species resembles a large L. juta but is easily distinguished by the conspicuous elliptical ocellus near the forewing apex.

Taxonomic notes. Holloway (1982) reviewed and drew attention to the occurrence of the forewing ocellus character in several Lomographa. It seems on balance preferable to place this species in Lomographa rather than to transfer the other species to Tasta. The relationship of Tasta and Lomographa is unclear (See Tasta Walker).

Geographical range. N.E. Himalaya, Burma, Sundaland.

Habitat preference. The species is rare, noted from lowland forests (specimens from 300m and 500m) and lower montane forest (a singleton from 1000m).

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