Boarmia repetita Butler, 1882, Ann. Mag. nat. Hist. (5),
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),
Diagnosis. 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
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);
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