Hemerophila subterminalis Prout,
1925, Novit. zool. 32: 56.
Menophra subterminalis Prout;
Holloway, 1976: 79.
Diagnosis. This species is smaller, more delicate than the Dasyboarmia Prout
species, with clearer, finer, more oblique delineation of the forewing pattern.
Taxonomic notes. The marked asymmetry of the apices of the valves in the male genitalia
is shared by several taxa in the genus. Differences between Himalayan and
Bornean specimens in their genitalia are slight.
Geographical range. W. China, N.E. Himalaya; Borneo.
Habitat preference. The species is characteristic of the upper montane
zone on G. Kinabalu, ranging from 1200m to 2100m. One specimen has been taken on
G. Poi in Sarawak.
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