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Cleora repetita Butler  
Boarmia repetita Butler, 1882, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5), 10: 132.
Boarmia inflexaria Snellen, 1881, Tijdschr. Ent. 24: 72, praeocc.
Boarmia epistictis Meyrick, 1889, Trans. ent. Soc. Lond. 1889: 499.
Chogada proletaria Swinhoe, 1915,Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (8), 16: 184.

Cleora repetita

The species can be distinguished from Bornean congeners by the straightness of the forewing postmedial: in all other species it is angled at least weakly distally to the discal spot. The tornal angle of the forewing is darker than the rest of the wing; in many of the other species it tends to be paler. The underside is uniform, grading darker narrowly at the margin, with the discal spots also darker. The build is relatively slender. The facies is variable.

Geographical range. Widespread in Indo-Australian tropics from Sundaland to Solomons and Australia.

Habitat preference. The species is most frequently encountered in the lowlands, with some preference for disturbed or open habitats.

Biology. Bigger (1988) described the larva as khaki-coloured with a conspicuous white-edged black spot dorsally on A2.

In the Solomons it was recorded from Terminalia (Combretaceae) and Premna (Verbenaceae). Host plants recorded in Australia (Common, 1990) are: Persea (Lauraceae); Callistemon, Eucalyptus, Fenzlia (Myrtaceae); Flindersia (Rutaceae).

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